Chapter 11: Tests of Association: Regression

You can lead a horse to water but you can’t make him enter regional distribution codes in data field 97 to facilitate regression analysis on the back end.

John Cleese

Introduction

What Is Bivariate Linear Regression?

What Is Regression?

What Does Linear Regression Tell Us?

What Are the Assumptions of Linear Regression?

Is Your Weight Related to Your Fat?

How Do You Identify Independent and Dependent Variables?

It Is Difficult to Make Predictions, Especially About the Future

Introduction

At this point, we have worked our way through the entire left branch of our master flowchart (Figure 2.2) and looked at the basic tests for comparing population samples to infer whether they are from the same population ...

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