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Perform multiple regression on the relationship between hospital costs and patient age, risk factors, and patient satisfaction scores, and then generate a prediction to support this health care decision. Write a 3Ã¢â‚¬â€œ4-page analysis of the results in a Word document and insert the test results into this document.

Regression is an important statistical technique for determining the relationship between an outcome (dependent variable) and predictors (independent variables). Multiple regression evaluates the relative predictive contribution of each independent variable on a dependent variable. The regression model can then be used for predicting an outcome at various levels of the independent variables. For this assessment, you will perform multiple regression and generate a prediction to support a health care decision.

Asssessment Instructions

Preparation

Assessment 3 Dataset [XLSX]

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The dataset contains the following variables:

costÃ¯Â»Â¿ (hospital cost in dollars)Ã¯Â»Â¿.

age (patient age in years)Ã¯Â»Â¿.

risk (count of patient risk factors).

satisfaction (patient satisfaction score percentile rank)Ã¯Â»Â¿.

Instructions

Hospital administration needs to make a decision on the amount of reimbursement required to cover expected costs for next year. For this assessment, using information on hospital discharges from last year, perform multiple regression on the relationship between hospital costs and patient age, risk factors, and patient satisfaction scores, and then generate a prediction to support this health care decision. Write a 3Ã¢â‚¬â€œ4-page analysis of the results in a Word document and insert the test results into this document (copied from the output file and pasted into a Word document). Refer to

Copy From Excel to Another Office Program

for instructions.

Submit both the Word document and the Excel file that shows the results.

The numbered assessment instructions outlined below correspond to the grading criteria in the Predicting an Outcome Using Regression Models Scoring Guide, so be sure to address each point. You may also want to review the performance-level descriptions for each criterion to see how your work will be assessed.

Perform the appropriate multiple regression using a dataset.

Interpret the statistical significance and effect size of the regression coefficients of a data analysis.

Interpret p-value and beta values.

Interpret the fit of the regression model for prediction of a data analysis.

Interpret R-squared and goodness of fit.

Apply the statistical results of the multiple regression of a data analysis to support a health care decision.

Generate a prediction with regression equation.

Write a narrative summary of the results that includes practical, administration-related implications of the multiple regression.

Write clearly and concisely, using correct grammar, mechanics, and APA formatting.

Your assessment should meet the following requirements:

Written communication: Write clearly, accurately, and professionally, incorporating sources appropriately.

Length: 3Ã¢â‚¬â€œ4 pages

Resources: Not required.

APA format: Cite your sources using current APA format.

Font and font size: Times Roman, 10 point.

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age
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14043
17354
15338
14510
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17422
16958
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10096
13787
29478
15900
16030
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11163
15974
15055
18636
9063
18247
14216
14881
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13668
15142
10834
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13906
18759
12974
17186
17262
17030
15655
16662
10036
16471
16269
17714
15179
29408
16060
15980
12265
risk
83
72
64
81
77
81
64
69
82
68
64
71
73
74
67
78
72
78
75
84
61
65
72
75
80
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76
66
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63
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68
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62
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65
68
90
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6
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8
5
4
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4
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2
4
5
9
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7
2
7
6
7
6
5
3
6
1
8
2
2
2
9
1
9
10
7
4
7
4
3
6
10
5
8
7
10
6
4
3
satisfaction
61
20
40
22
38
63
33
3
66
47
20
94
5
16
77
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99
68
58
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23
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6
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4
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14
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6
32
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23
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13
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1
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3
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17
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1
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