# [R] Hierarchical Regression

Peter Dalgaard BSA p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Tue Apr 4 13:49:11 CEST 2000

```Ragnar Beer <rbeer at uni-goettingen.de> writes:

> I want to know how much variance of pre/post-changes in relationship
> satisfaction can be explained by changes in iv1 and iv2 (dv ~ iv1 +
> iv2), by changes in iv3 and iv4 (dv ~ iv3 + iv4) and I want to know
> wether a model including all of the iv's explains a significant
> amount of variance over these two models (dv ~ iv1 + iv2 + iv3 + iv4).

OK, that would be easiest done by

model.0  <- lm(dv ~ 1)
model.A  <- lm(dv ~ iv1 + iv2)
model.B  <- lm(dv ~ iv3 + iv4)
model.AB <- lm(dv ~ iv1 + iv2 + iv3 + iv4)

anova(model.AB, model.A, model.0)
anova(model.AB, model.B, model.0)

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