The Annals of Applied Statistics

Interpretation of interaction: A review

Amy Berrington de González and D. R. Cox

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Several different types of statistical interaction are defined and distinguished, primarily on the basis of the nature of the factors defining the interaction. Illustrative examples, mostly epidemiological, are given. The emphasis is primarily on interpretation rather than on methods for detecting interactions.

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Ann. Appl. Stat. Volume 1, Number 2 (2007), 371-385.

First available in Project Euclid: 30 November 2007

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Interaction effect modification types of factor transformations qualitative interaction effect reversal epistasis


Berrington de González, Amy; Cox, D. R. Interpretation of interaction: A review. Ann. Appl. Stat. 1 (2007), no. 2, 371--385. doi:10.1214/07-AOAS124.

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