# 7 Assumptions of Linear regression — Data Science with Python & R

4 min readAug 28, 2021

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# 7 Assumptions of Linear regression using Stata

There are seven “assumptions” that underpin linear regression. If any of these seven assumptions are not met, you cannot analyse your data using linear because you will not get a valid result. Since assumptions #1 and #2 relate to your choice of variables, they cannot be tested for using Stata. However, you should decide whether your study meets these assumptions before moving on.

**Assumption #1:**Your**dependent**…