# regression analysis

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## re·gres·sion a·nal·y·sis

the statistical method of finding the "best" mathematical model to describe one variable as a function of another.

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## re·gres·sion a·nal·y·sis

(rĕ-greshŭn ă-nali-sis)The statistical method of finding the "best" mathematic model to describe one variable as a function of another.

Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

## regression analysis

(in statistics) a test in which the size of one variable (the dependent variable) is dependent on another (the independent variable). Often the relationship is a linear one, enabling a line of best fit to be drawn on a SCATTER DIAGRAM.Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

## re·gres·sion a·nal·y·sis

(rĕ-greshŭn ă-nali-sis)The statistical method of finding the "best" mathematic model to describe one variable as a function of another.

Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012

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