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For this Discussion, you will post your response to the hypothesis test, along with the results. Create a research question using the General Social Survey that can be answered by multiple regression.

Use SPSS to answer the research question. Post your response to the following:

- What is your research question?
- What is the null hypothesis for your question?
- What research design would align with this question?
- What dependent variable was used and how is it measured?
- What independent variable is used and how is it measured?
- What other variables were added to the multiple regression models as controls?
- What is the justification for adding the variables?
- If you found significance, what is the strength of the effect?
- Explain your results for a lay audience, explain what the answer to your research question.

Be sure to support your Main Post and Response Post with reference to the week’s Learning Resources and other scholarly evidence in APA Style.## Required Readings

Frankfort-Nachmias, C., & Leon-Guerrero, A. (2018).

Social statistics for a diverse society(8th ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

- Chapter 12, “Regression and Correlation” (pp. 325-371) (previously read in Week 8)
Wagner, W. E. (2016).

Using IBM® SPSS® statistics for research methods and social science statistics(6th ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

- Chapter 11, “Editing Output” (previously read in Week 2, 3, 4, 5. 6, 7, and 8)

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MULTIPLE REGRESSION

Multiple Regressions

Question

Does the level of education, hours spent watching television, and hours spent working

every week has an effect on someone’s income?

Null hypothesis

A person’s income or salary cannot be explained by his level of education, hours he

spend watching television, and the hours he spend working every day (Fisher et al., 2018).

Research Design

This can be viewed as a correlation study. Correlation study or research designs are

usually used when we have more than one quantitative variable which are considered to be in the

same group of items or subjects. For this reason, our main intention will be determine if there is

an actual relationship between the variables.

The Dependent Variable/ How It Is Measured

The dependent variable in our case is the income of the respondent. This can be

considered as a metric variable and is usually measured by using an interval scale (Fisher et al.,

2018).

Independent Variable/How it is measured

The independent variable in this particular case is the actual number of hours the person

works in a week. For this reason, we can also co...

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