Date: Thu, 26 Jul 2007 13:06:40 -0400
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From: "William B. Ware" <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: residuals in the regression command
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If you have access to SPSS, which you obviously do, you can get a lot of
information from the HELP menu. Click on HELP, and search the index for
residuals. In the regression documentation, the various residuals are
William B. Ware, Professor Educational Psychology,
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On Thu, 26 Jul 2007, Roxana Dragan wrote:
> I want to use the residuals in a regression. The residuals for me is the
> difference between the dependent variable and the predicted variable. I
> have found three types of residuals and I do not know which one is the one
> I need.
> 1. standardized residuals (*zresid)- probably the residuals one get when
> you get the standardized coefficients - I do not think I want that.
> 2. deleted residuals (*dresid) - I do not know what these can be.
> 3. studentized residuals (*sresid).
> 4. studentized deleted residuals (*sdresid).
> Maybe somebody can direct me to a good web source that explains the spss
> commands, I do not have access to the SPSS guide?
> Thank you,