Date: Fri, 21 May 2010 08:58:09 -0400
Reply-To: Ryan Black <email@example.com>
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From: Ryan Black <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: Predictions from glm modelling?
Are you trying to predict weight and height simultaneously?
On Fri, May 21, 2010 at 3:45 AM, Robert Lundqvist
> I have got this set of data where the goal is to build a glm model with
> actual weight and height as dependent variables and questionnaire data
> (stated weight and height, gender,...) as predictors. When the modelling is
> done, I want to use another dataset with the same variables to make
> predictions, using the model from the first step. Is there any neat way to
> do such predictions? It could naturally be done by setting up a linear
> combination using the coefficients from the modelling step in the new
> dataset, but it seems a bit awkward. Any suggestions for a simpler solution?
> A matrix approach should work, but it doesn't seem that easy to build the
> needed matrices from the SPSS output. Am I missing something obvious here?
> Robert Lundqvist
> Norrbotten regional council