Last Updated: 2012-04-20
A statistical approach that looks to find the best mathematical relationship between a single, dependent y-variable as a function of one or more x-variables (independent variables). (Last, 1995).
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Term used in
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The Epidemiology and Outcomes of Critical Illness in Manitoba.
Manitoba Centre for Health Policy,
2012. [Summary] [Full Report] (View)