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Regression Analysis MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Regression Analysis
Tree Number(s)
E05.318.740.750
N05.715.360.750.695
N06.850.520.830.750
Unique ID
D012044
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D012044
Annotation
IM GEN only; coord NIM with specific disease or other concept (IM); no qualif; specify geog if pertinent
Scope Note
Procedures for finding the mathematical function which best describes the relationship between a dependent variable and one or more independent variables. In linear regression (see LINEAR MODELS) the relationship is constrained to be a straight line and LEAST-SQUARES ANALYSIS is used to determine the best fit. In logistic regression (see LOGISTIC MODELS) the dependent variable is qualitative rather than continuously variable and LIKELIHOOD FUNCTIONS are used to find the best relationship. In multiple regression, the dependent variable is considered to depend on more than a single independent variable.
Entry Version
REGRESSION ANAL
Entry Term(s)
Analysis, Regression
Regression Diagnostics
Statistical Regression
Previous Indexing
Statistics (1966-1972)
Public MeSH Note
80; was see under STATISTICS 1975-79
History Note
80(73); was see under STATISTICS 1975-79
Date Established
1980/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2008/07/08

No Qualifiers
Regression Analysis Preferred
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