Multiple linear regressionBMJ 2009; 338 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.b167 (Published 29 January 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;338:b167
- John Fletcher, clinical epidemiologist
- 1BMJ, London WC1H 9JR
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 …