BETA WEIGHT

n. in statistics, refers to the number by which a specific predictor is multiplied. In line with multiple regression analysis, this number functions as the multiplicative constant that reflects the value or contribution of a variable to the predictive equation.

BETA WEIGHT: "In the equation of a standard linear progression, every predictor gets multiplied by a number called the beta weight."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BETA WEIGHT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/beta-weight/ (accessed April 6, 2020).
SHARE