[R] glm with family binomial and link identity

Ralf Goertz r_goertz @end|ng |rom web@de
Wed Apr 27 11:01:32 CEST 2022

Am Wed, 27 Apr 2022 10:27:33 +0200
schrieb Ralf Goertz <r_goertz using web.de>:

> Hi,
> I just noticed that (with my version 4.2.0) it is no longer possible
> to use glm with family=binomial(link=identity). Why is that? It was
> possible with 4.0.x as a colleague of mine just confirmed. After all
> it is useful to compute risk differences with factors.

Sorry about the noise. It still works with "identity" but it has to be
quoted (whereas "log" and "logit" also work unquoted).

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