# regression coefficient

NOUN
1. when the regression line is linear (y = ax + b) the regression coefficient is the constant (a) that represents the rate of change of one variable (y) as a function of changes in the other (x); it is the slope of the regression line
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## How To Use regression coefficient In A Sentence

• A test of homogeneity also was conducted to determine if the 1986 and 1987 regression coefficients were homogeneous and could be pooled.
• A scatterplot is needed to assess the linearity assumption underlying each correlation or regression coefficient between pairs of quantitative variables.
• A scatterplot is needed to assess the linearity assumption underlying each correlation or regression coefficient between pairs of quantitative variables.
• For each patient, p was calculated according to the value of each variable and its respective regression coefficient.
• The product of the regression coefficients of the two paths constitutes the indirect or mediational effect.
• This paper considers the classification compression principal component estimate of regression coefficient in growth curve model and proves that it is superior to least squares estimate.
• A bootstrap method is then applied to estimate the standard deviations of the regression coefficients.
• Use of the undeformed area to calculate stress had the effect of flattening the curves, so linear regression coefficients were compared.
• Therefore, the regression coefficient is often considered as a measure of the effect of the independent variable on the dependent variable.
• Also, if the regressors are highly correlated the collinearity problem Steve alluded to then that could explain the instability of the regression coefficients. MBH98 Figure 7 « Climate Audit
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