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Regression

Regression is the most widely used data analysis technique in the nonexperimental social sciences. In a regression model, a DEPENDENT VARIABLE, commonly labeled Y, is a function of one or more INDEPENDENT VARIABLES, commonly labeled X1, X2, and so on. The independent variables are assumed to explain, or at least predict, the phenomenon ...

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