A researcher conducts a multiple regression analysis with two-tailed α = .05. They predict thermometer ratings for Trump during the 2016 election (0 to 100) from two other variables. One is whether people agree with the statement "political correctness has gone too far" (-3 = strongly disagree, 0 = neither agree or disagree, 3 = strongly agree). The other is whether people agree with the statement "the US has been taken advantage of by trade deals with other countries" (same scale). The coefficient for political correctness is 11.5 and p = .03. The coefficient for trade is 2.1 and p = .09. What is the researcher's substantive conclusion?

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A researcher conducts a multiple regression analysis with two-tailed α = .05. They predict thermometer ratings for Trump during the 2016 election (0 to 100) from two other variables. One is whether people agree with the statement "political correctness has gone too far" (-3 = strongly disagree, 0 = neither agree or disagree, 3 = strongly agree). The other is whether people agree with the statement "the US has been taken advantage of by trade deals with other countries" (same scale). The coefficient for political correctness is 11.5 and p = .03. The coefficient for trade is 2.1 and p = .09. What is the researcher's substantive conclusion?

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