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Disease classification

Is there a way that the medical field classifies diseases based on how preventative they are by an individual's actions? For instance obesity related diseases are very preventable but genetic diseases are not very preventable.
posted by bucksox on Jan 11, 2012 - 8 answers

Regression Coefficient Interpretation (OLS)

In an OLS regression the coefficient is b = cov(X,Y)/var(X). What is the plain english interpretation of this coefficient in terms of variations (ie. b is the variation in Y that can be explained by variation in X)? How does this relate to r^2?
posted by bucksox on Apr 8, 2010 - 2 answers

Value of Winning the Super Bowl

Are there any estimates that exist of the value to a football team (not the host city) of winning the Super Bowl? [more inside]
posted by bucksox on Nov 25, 2008 - 5 answers

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