IMPORTANT NOTE REGARDING WORD LIMIT REQUIREMENTS:
Given the other statistical tests discussed so far, what strengths does linear regression provide that the other tests do not? Identify a peer-reviewed study that uses linear regression in its analysis. Explain why linear regression was used and discuss one challenge in interpreting the results.
PLEASE ANSWER ALL QUESTIONS IN PARAGRAPHS AND MAKE IT COHESIVE AND TRY TO INCORPORATE THE READINGS BELOW
Read Chapter 14 in Using and Interpreting Statistics: A Practical Text for the Behavioral, Social, and Health Sciences.
View the Linear Correlation tutorial in the SPSS Tutorials media.
View the following calculations in The Visual Learner: Statistics media.
- Coefficient of Variation
- Linear Regression
- Linear Correlation
- Non-Parametric Test ‘Chi-Square’
Read “Regression Modelling and Other Methods to Control Confounding,” by McNamee, from Occupational & Environmental Medicine (2005).
Read “How to Control Confounding Effects by Statistical Analysis,” by Pourhoseingholi, Baghestani, and Vahedi, from Gastroenterology and Hepatology From Bed to Bench (2012).