Research Made Simple: Regression Analysis

Undertaking research is difficult, especially the statistical analysis part if your main role is clinial focused and research is just one aspect of your role. There is a difference between a research nurse and a nurse researcher. These Research Made Simple posts aim to help provide introductory or refresher resources for nurses undertaking clinical research projects.

What is regression analysis and the prupose for how it can be used to examine the relationship between two or more variables?


- Predictors or independant variables
- Outcomes or dependent variables 

Resource Article: Ali, P., & Younas, A. (2021). Understanding and interpreting regression analysisEvidence-Based Nursing24(4), 116-118.