What is it about?

Commonality analysis is a way to understand how independent variables contribute (both separately and together) to explaining variance of a dependent variable. This article shows how to conduct a commonality analysis.

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Why is it important?

Commonality analysis is a great way to show the relative importance of variables in a multiple regression. This article is an accessible introduction to the procedure.


For about the first three years after my PhD, I got more email about this article than any other. I'm surprised by its positive reception. I hope it makes your multiple regression interpretation easier.

Dr Russell T. Warne
Independent Scholar

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This page is a summary of: Beyond Multiple Regression, Gifted Child Quarterly, September 2011, SAGE Publications,
DOI: 10.1177/0016986211422217.
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