Professor and Class,
According to Holmes et al. (2017), “regression analysis is a statistical technique
that can test the hypothesis that a variable is dependent upon one or more other
variables.” A person’s BMI, which is the measure of weight relative to height, is recorded
to know the people who are overweight or obese. The dependent variable is the BMI.
The article I found used “
BMI as dependent variable, serum TSH quartiles, smoking
status, gender, and age as independent variables” (Nyrnes, Jorde & Sundsfjord, 2005).
Also, we could include the consumption of particular kind of foods since a person’s diet
also reflects on their BMI. The correlation between dependent and independent variable
shows the relationship between these two variables.
Correlation
is a statistical measure
(expressed as a number) that describes the size and direction of a relationship between