Statistical Process Improvement
Georgetown University

Multivariate Regression


Assigned Reading

  1. Introduction (use instructor's last name as password) Read►



Question 1: Predict total cost of long term care for residents in an alternative to nursing homes. Do the residents' medical history predict total cost of care? Examine if residents in the alternative nursing home have on average a lower cost of care than residents in nursing homes.  Access to the data requires a password. For password use the instructor's last name. Data►


  • Hospitalization of residents in Medical Foster Home program PubMed►
  • Shared homes as an alternative to nursing home programs PubMed►
  • Tutorial on regression Search►
  • Visualization of regression equations More►
  • Issues in regression analysis of cost data PubMed►


Prepared by Farrokh Alemi, Ph.D. Most recent revision 05/31/2017.  This page is part of the course on Statistical Process Improvement.