Regression by a grouping variable

This macro performs a regression analysis of Y on X.1 - X.n for each level of a grouping variable.

Download the Macro

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Required Inputs

  • A column of dependent values
  • One or more columns of independent predictor variables
  • A column of grouping values

Running the Macro

Suppose the dependent variable (Y) is in C2, the independent predictor variables (X's) are in C3 - C8, and the grouping variable is C10. To run the macro, choose Edit > Command Line Editor and type:
%BYREG C2 C3 - C8 C10

Click Submit Commands.


The last column listed is assumed to be the grouping variable. The macro will skip any group that does not have at least p + 2 observations where p is the number of independent predictor variables.

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