A Regression Model Of Cigarettes

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I ran a regression model to see which variables had the most significant affect the percentage of residents that have used cigarettes in the past month. About 85% of the total variation in the percentage of residents that use cigarettes can be explained by the variation in all the following variables. I can’t interpret the intercept in this example as there is no data around that variable. On average, states in the Northeast region have a cigarette smoking rate about 0.8% less than the middle of the country. There isn’t enough statistical evidence to say that states in the Northeast region have a lower percentage of cigarette use than states in the middle of the country. On average, states in the Southeast region have a cigarette smoking rate about 0.3% less than the middle of the country. There isn’t enough statistical evidence to say that states in the Southeast region have a lower percentage of cigarette use than states in the middle of the country. On average, states in the West have a cigarette smoking rate about 1.7% less than the middle of the country. There is fairly strong s...
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