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Modeling the Relationship: Correlation and Regression

Selection of Statistical Tools

While applying various statistical tools, it is essential to understand the type of data of the KPOV (Y) and KPIVs (Xs). I have often seen belts making the mistake of using incorrect tools. The matrix shown in Figure 12.1 may be useful in the selection of the appropriate tool.

In this chapter, we will discuss simple regression, multiple regression and logistic regression.

 

Figure 12.1 Data types and applicable Six Sigma tools

 

Figure 12.1 Data types and applicable Six Sigma tools

Simple Correlation

In Six Sigma, a practical problem is converted into a statistical statement of the problem in the form y

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