[R] squared semi-partial correlation
andy_liaw at merck.com
Fri Aug 6 14:11:25 CEST 2004
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> From: N.Callow
> Hi, can you help? I am really struggling to find the answer to the
> following question.
> I have conducted a standard multiple regression using SPSS.
> The dependent
> variable is CE, and the independent variables are Ibelieve
> and Tbelieve.
> Because the independent variables are highly correlated I
> have examined the
> squared semi-partial correlations. I
> understand that the Ibelieve squared semi partial correlation
> accounts for
> a significant proportion of the variance in CE t= 2.689, whereas the
> tbelieve does not t = .556. However, I want to see if the squared
> semi-partial correlations are significantly different TO EACH OTHER
> (Ibelieve .168, Tbelieve .035 N= 220). How do I do this? I
> assume that I
> will need to do this "by hand" with an equation? Also, do I
> have to take
> into account that the squared semi-partial correlations are
> correlated in
> terms of the dependent variable?
> Thanks very much.
> Dr Nichola Callow (C.Psychol.)
> School of Sport, Health, and Exercise Science
> University of Wales, Bangor
> George Building
> Holyhead Road
> Gwynedd LL57 2PX
> Tel: 44 (0) 1248 388243
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> E-Mail: n.callow at bangor.ac.uk
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