Tag Archives: GSS

How to calculate and use predicted Y-values in multiple regression

I was planning to publish this article after my paper on the black-white vocabulary gap in the GSS is released, but I have changed my mind. So, here, I will explain how to use the so-called “Yhat” or predicted values … Continue reading

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More children for more happiness ? What is happiness ?

Kanazawa (2004) earlier demonstrated that children would not make the parents happier. Parenthood decreases happiness. Using the GSS data (available here) he was trying to see whether or not an interaction effect (parenthood*married) is substantial with which sign it has … Continue reading

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Skin Color, Verbal IQ, and Test of the Colorism Hypothesis in the GSS

Recently, the GSS released the survey results for the year 2012. And a skin color variable has been included. But rather than using the SDA program, available here, I used the GSS cumulative datafile 1972-2012 for SPSS, available here. This … Continue reading

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Determinants of Health (GSS)

Using the General Social Survey data, I try to investigate which factor is the most determinant of health. The present analysis had been edited since I got the SPSS data format available here. (click on “Cumulative Data Set (cross-sectional samples from all years): … Continue reading

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Can People Be Trusted (GSS)

Using the General Social Survey data, I try to investigate which factor is the most determinant of health. The present analysis had been edited since I got the SPSS data format available here. (click on “Cumulative Data Set (cross-sectional samples from all years): … Continue reading

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Predictors of Belief in Evolution (GSS)

Using the General Social Survey data (SPSS format available here), I try to investigate which factor is the most determinant of belief in evolution. For this purpose, I use the logit regression. (I redid the analysis since I got the SPSS.)

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