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Multiple Linear Regression Quiz Topics

Last updated:
01 Apr 2005

Quiz 4 - MLR I

  • Linear regression
  • Multiple linear regression, focusing on:
    • Main assumptions
    • Single model MLRs (i.e., direct method)
    • Correlation tables
    • R, R2, Adjusted R2, F
    • Coefficients
    • Partial correlations
    • Venn diagrams
    • Prediction equation
    • Interpretation of SPSS MLR output

Quiz 5 - MLR II

  • Any topics from MLRI Quiz, plus
  • Types of MLR (direct -- hierarchical -- stepwise, forward, backward)
  • R2 change, F change
  • Multivariate outliers (mahalanobis' distance, Cook's D)
  • Dummy variables (recoding)
  • Confidence intervals
  • Use of hierarchical regression to partial out or remove the effect of 'control' variables