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A technique for determining the statistical relationship between two or more variables where a change in a dependent variable is associated with, and depends on, a change in one or more independent variables.

See also correlation.

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When designing a scientific experiment, sometimes you have to use statistical analysis involving regression curves to determine how the variables may have changed.
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Many liberal Americans think that their country's anti-LGBTQ laws cause the country to be in a regression compared to the rest of the western world.
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Regression can tell us if there is a direct relationship between consumer satisfaction, payroll changes, and locale in a retail environment.
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