A regression of the LDL cholesterol level on the Body Mass Index (BMI) is shown below:LDL Cholesterol Level = 133.19 + 0.4151*BMI. Which of the following is FALSE?  It is estimated that for every additional unit of BMI, the Level of LDL Cholesterol increases by about 0.4.  It is estimated that for the person with zero BMI, the LDL Cholesterol Level is about 133.  If one person has BMI of 20, then it is estimated that the LDL Cholesterol Level is about 141.  If the LDL Cholesterol Level of one person is 145, then this equation indicates that this person’s BMI is about 30.  One person’s LDL Cholesterol Level is 143 and BMI is 25. Its residual is about 5.

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  1. A regression of the LDL cholesterol level on the Body Mass Index (BMI) is shown below:
    LDL Cholesterol Level = 133.19 + 0.4151*BMI. Which of the following is FALSE?

       

    It is estimated that for every additional unit of BMI, the Level of LDL Cholesterol increases by about 0.4.

       

    It is estimated that for the person with zero BMI, the LDL Cholesterol Level is about 133.

       

    If one person has BMI of 20, then it is estimated that the LDL Cholesterol Level is about 141.

       

    If the LDL Cholesterol Level of one person is 145, then this equation indicates that this person’s BMI is about 30.

       

    One person’s LDL Cholesterol Level is 143 and BMI is 25. Its residual is about 5.

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LDL Cholestrol Level =133.19+0.415×BMI Form the regression equation it can be seen that: intercept = 133.19 slope =0.415

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