SDA 4.1.4: Regression
General Social Survey 19722018 Cumulative Datafile

May 29, 2024 (Wed 11:51 PM PDT) 
Variables 
Role 
Name 
Label 
Range 
MD 
Dataset 
Dependent 
DIVORCE 
Ever been divorced or separated 
12 
0,8,9 
1 
Independent 
PARTYID 
Political party affiliation 
07 
1,8,9 
1 
Independent 
INCOME 
Total family income 
112 
0,1399 
1 
Independent 
EDUC 
Highest year of school completed 
020 
1,9799 
1 
Independent 
GENDER 
Gender 
01 

2 
Independent 
RACE 
Race of respondent 
13 
0 
1 
Weight 
COMPWT 
Composite weight = WTSSALL * OVERSAMP * FORMWT 
.191211.1196 

1 
Filter 
YEAR(19722008) 
GSS year for this respondent 
19722018 

1 

Regression Coefficients 
Test That Each Coefficient = 0 

B 
SE(B) 
Beta 
SE(Beta) 
Tstatistic 
Probability 
PARTYID 
.004 
.001 
.023 
.006 
3.851 
.000 
INCOME 
.010 
.001 
.058 
.007 
8.937 
.000 
EDUC 
.008 
.001 
.065 
.007 
9.960 
.000 
GENDER 
.005 
.005 
.006 
.006 
.962 
.337 
RACE 
.020 
.005 
.024 
.006 
4.020 
.000 
Constant 
1.755 
.014 


124.685 
.000 

Color coding: 
<2.0 
<1.0 
<0.0 
>0.0 
>1.0 
>2.0 
T 
Effect of each variable: 
Negative 
Positive 

 Multiple R = .073
 RSquared = .005
 Adjusted RSquared = .005
 SE of Estimate (Root MSE) = .401

Global Tests for Groups of Variables 
Group 
Wald Chisq 
df 
Adjusted Wald F 
P 
Numerator 
Denominator 
All independent variables 
155.465 
5 
29158 
31.089 
.000 
P = Probability that ALL B's in the group equal 0

Confidence Intervals (95 percent) 
Cells contain: Upper limit Lower limit

Regression Coefficients 
B 
Beta 
PARTYID 
.007 .002 
.035 .011 
INCOME 
.008 .012 
.045 .071 
EDUC 
.010 .007 
.078 .052 
GENDER 
.014 .005 
.017 .006 
RACE 
.030 .010 
.036 .012 
Constant (Intercept) 
1.783 1.728 



Allocation of cases (unweighted) 
Valid cases 
29,163 
Cases excluded by filter or weight 
11,771 
Cases with invalid codes on variables in the analysis 
23,880 
Total cases 
64,814 

Missing data excluded: Listwise

Datasets 
1 
/html/D3/GSS18 
2 
/html/Npubvars/GSS18 
