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## Week 8 Discussion Correlation and Regression

# Week 8 Discussion: Correlation and Regression

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**Required Resources**

Read/review the following resources for this activity:

- Textbook: Chapter 13
- Lesson
- Minimum of 1 scholarly source

In your reference for this assignment, be sure to include both your text/class materials AND your outside reading(s).

**Initial Post Instructions**

If a regression analysis was to be completed on body mass index (BMI), what could be an independent variable in that analysis? Why? If we could, what other independent variables should be included in the analysis? What statistic(s) would show the value of that regression in understanding BMI?

Alternatively, find an article that uses regression analysis to study a medical concern. In that study, what was the dependent variable and what were the independent variable(s)? Further, how would you use this study to highlight the difference between correlations and causation?

**Follow-Up Post Instructions**

Respond to at least one peer. Further the dialogue by providing more information and clarification.

**Writing Requirements**

- Minimum of 2 posts (1 initial & 1 follow-up)
- APA format for in-text citations and list of references

**Grading**

This activity will be graded using the Discussion Grading Rubric. Please review the following link:

- Link (webpage): Discussion Guidelines