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Multiple linear regression

BMJ 2009; 338 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.b167 (Published 29 January 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;338:b167
  1. John Fletcher, clinical epidemiologist
  1. 1BMJ, London WC1H 9JR
  1. jfletcher{at}bmj.com

    Which, if any, of the following statements are true of multiple linear regression?

    • a It may be used to control confounding in cohort studies

    • b It can only assess a linear (straight line) relationship between variables

    • c It gives misleading results when two or more independent variables are highly correlated

    • d It can be …

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