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AST 22102 Applied Statistics for Business II SPSS Application Multiple Linear Regression

Keith Chan 1/20/2014


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Multiple Linear Regression:

Introduction
Regression Analysis is the
estimation of the linear relationship between a dependent variable and one or more independent variables or covariates.

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Multiple Linear Regression:

Introduction
Applying multiple regression to determine if the Year, GPAs, and Test scores can be used to predict how students will score on Exam.

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Multiple Linear Regression:

Introduction
Independent variables
matyr: Matriculation year totcum: GPA (Total Cumulative) nmtot1: Test score (Most recent) Dependent variable

usmle2: USML Exam performance


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Multiple Linear Regression:

Starting the Procedure


In the menu, click Analyze

Multiple Linear Regression:

Starting the Procedure


In the menu, click on Analyze

Point to Regression

Multiple Linear Regression:

Starting the Procedure


In the menu, click on Analyze

Point to Regression
Point to Linear

Multiple Linear Regression:

Starting the Procedure


In the menu, click on Analyze

Point to Regression
Point to Linear

and click.
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Multiple Linear Regression:

Selecting Variables
Choose the variables for analysis from the list in the variable box. Move MATRICULATON DATE - YEAR, which is already highlighted, to the box labeled Independent(s) by clicking the arrow.
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Multiple Linear Regression:

Selecting Variables
Scroll down the variable list,

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Multiple Linear Regression:

Selecting Variables
Scroll down the variable list, point to the variable labeled
UNDERGRAD GPA TOTAL - CUMULATIVE

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Multiple Linear Regression:

Selecting Variables
Scroll down the variable list, point to the variable labeled
UNDERGRAD GPA TOTAL CUMULATIVE

and click.

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Multiple Linear Regression:

Selecting Variables
Move totcum to the Independent(s) box by clicking the arrow.

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Multiple Linear Regression:

Selecting Variables
A few variables down the list, point to nmtot1, which is labeled
MCAT TOTAL 1992PRESENT, MOST RECENT

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Multiple Linear Regression:

Selecting Variables
A few variables down the list, point to nmtot1, which is labeled
MCAT TOTAL 1992PRESENT, MOST RECENT

and click.

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Multiple Linear Regression:

Selecting Variables
Move nmtot1 to the box labeled Independent(s) by clicking the arrow.

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Multiple Linear Regression:

Selecting Variables
Scroll further down the list and point to the variable usmle2, which is labeled USMLE STEP 2,

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Multiple Linear Regression:

Selecting Variables
Scroll further down the list and point to the variable usmle2, which is labeled
USMLE STEP 2 TOTAL,

and click.
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Multiple Linear Regression:

Selecting Variables
Move usmle2 to the box labeled Dependent by clicking the arrow.

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Multiple Linear Regression:

Requesting Statistics
Request descriptive statistics by clicking the button labeled
Statistics

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Multiple Linear Regression:

Statistics
In SPSS, you can display information by right-clicking, but right-clicking doesnt work in this tutorial.
To see what rightclicking would show, left-click the box for Part and partial correlations.
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Multiple Linear Regression:

Statistics
For this tutorial, click the checkbox for
Part and partial correlations.

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Multiple Linear Regression:

Statistics
Statistics for the Model fit and Estimates for
Regression Coefficients

will be produced by default.

Click the checkbox for


Descriptives.
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Multiple Linear Regression:

Statistics
This tutorial requests no additional statistics, so click the Continue button.

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Multiple Linear Regression:

Requesting Plots
You can also request several different plots. Click the Plots button.

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Multiple Linear Regression:

Standardized Residual Plots


In the box labeled
Standardized Residual Plots, first

click the checkbox for Histogram,

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Multiple Linear Regression:

Standardized Residual Plots


In the box labeled
Standardized Residual Plots, first

click the checkbox for Histogram, then click the box for Normal probability plot.
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Multiple Linear Regression:

Standardized Residual Plots


This tutorial requests none of the other plots available in the Linear Regression procedure. Click the Continue button.

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Multiple Linear Regression:

Method of Variable Entry


The independent variables can be entered into the analysis using five different methods. This tutorial includes the Enter and Stepwise methods. Choose one of the following:

Enter

Stepwise

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Multiple Linear Regression:

Enter Method
The independent variables can be entered into the analysis using five different methods. This tutorial includes the Enter and Stepwise methods. Choose one of the following: Enter

Stepwise

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Multiple Linear Regression:

Enter Method
Enter is the default method of variable entry. Click the OK button to run the Multiple Linear Regression procedure.

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Multiple Linear Regression Output:

Descriptive Statistics
The labels and format of your output may be somewhat different.

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Multiple Linear Regression Output:

Correlations

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Multiple Linear Regression Enter Method Output:

Variables Entered

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Multiple Linear Regression Enter Method Output:

Model Summary

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Multiple Linear Regression Enter Method Output:

ANOVA

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Multiple Linear Regression Enter Method Output:

Coefficients and Correlations

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Multiple Linear Regression Enter Method Output:

Residuals Statistics

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Multiple Linear Regression Enter Method Output:

Residuals Histogram

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Multiple Linear Regression Enter Method Output:

Plot of Standardized Residuals

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Multiple Linear Regression:

Stepwise Method
The independent variables can be entered into the analysis using five different methods. This tutorial includes the Enter and Stepwise methods. Choose one of the following:

Enter

Stepwise

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Multiple Linear Regression:

Stepwise Method
To select the stepwise method of variable entry, click the drop-down arrow for Method (next to Enter, which is the default method).

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Multiple Linear Regression:

Stepwise Method

Point to Stepwise

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Multiple Linear Regression:

Stepwise Method

Point to Stepwise and click.

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Multiple Linear Regression:

Stepwise Method

Click the OK button to run the Multiple Linear Regression procedure.

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Multiple Linear Regression Output:

Descriptive Statistics
The labels and format of your output may be somewhat different.

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Multiple Linear Regression Output:

Correlations

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Multiple Linear Regression Stepwise Method Output:

Variables Entered

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Multiple Linear Regression Stepwise Method Output:

Model Summary

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Multiple Linear Regression Stepwise Method Output:

ANOVA

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Multiple Linear Regression Stepwise Method Output:

Coefficients and Correlations

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Multiple Linear Regression Stepwise Method Output:

Excluded Variables

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Multiple Linear Regression Stepwise Method Output:

Residuals Statistics

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Multiple Linear Regression Stepwise Method Output:

Residuals Histogram

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Multiple Linear Regression Stepwise Method Output:

Plot of Standardized Residuals

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