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RE: st: R: How much of variation in dep var is explained by various sets of variables?


From   "Lachenbruch, Peter" <Peter.Lachenbruch@oregonstate.edu>
To   "'statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu'" <statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu>
Subject   RE: st: R: How much of variation in dep var is explained by various sets of variables?
Date   Mon, 5 Apr 2010 08:47:31 -0700

It looks like the added sum of squares principle is called for here.
You can look at the residual SS for the full model (x1-x3, z1-z4), the RSS for the two others (x1-x3, and z1-z4) and do the necessary subtractions

Tony

Peter A. Lachenbruch
Department of Public Health
Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR 97330
Phone: 541-737-3832
FAX: 541-737-4001


-----Original Message-----
From: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] On Behalf Of G. Dai
Sent: Sunday, April 04, 2010 7:01 PM
To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject: Re: st: R: How much of variation in dep var is explained by various sets of variables?

no you can't. one deep problem with any such kind of decomposition is
the order dependence, that is
the percentage of variation depends on the order of adding variables.

On Sun, Apr 4, 2010 at 8:33 AM, Carlo Lazzaro
<carlo.lazzaro@tiscalinet.it> wrote:
> Dear Adrian,
> As far as I know, in case of linearity (as OLS should imply) this issue can
> be addressed via ANCOVA (please, see Briggs A, Sculpher M, Claxton K.
> Decision Modelling for Health Economic Evaluation. Oxford: Oxpord University
> press, 2006: 130-132).
>
> Kind Regards,
> Carlo
>
> -----Messaggio originale-----
> Da: owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
> [mailto:owner-statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu] Per conto di kokootchke
> Inviato: domenica 4 aprile 2010 2.35
> A: statalist
> Oggetto: st: How much of variation in dep var is explained by various sets
> of variables?
>
> Dear all,
>
> I would like to know if it's possible to determine how much of the variation
> in the dependent variable is explained by different sets of variables. For
> instance, suppose I have:
>
> (1) y = a*x1 + b*x2 + c*x3 + d*z1 + d*z2 + d*z3 + d*z4
> (2) y = e*x1 + f*x2 + g*x3
> (3) y = h*z1 + i*z2 + j*z3 + k*z4
>
> If I run these regressions by OLS, I obtain, say, R-sq = 0.30, 0.20, 0.15,
> respectively. Is it possible to determine what percentage of the variation
> in y in (1) is explained by the x's and what percentage is explained by the
> z's?
>
> I read some of the threads on this issue and I found some notes on partial
> correlation and the -pcorr- command. I read Richard Williams's notes and it
> seems like you can determine the proportion of the variation in y focusing
> on one variable at a time... but I don't know if it's possible to do it by
> sets of variables.
>
> Thank you very much for your help.
>
> Best,
> Adrian
>
>
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