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We analyze the dataset collected from students participating in the Boy With A Ball (BWAB) program, a faith-based community outreach group, through the Hemingway Measure of Adult Connectedness©, a questionnaire measuring the social connectedness of adolescents. First, we approach the data in the conventional method provided by the Hemingway website. We then identify which questions are strong determiners in deciding whether a student has completed the BWAB program or not. With the goal of utilizing the logistic regression, we reduce the set of questions to those only identified as significant in other methods. These methods include linear regression, decision tree, and random forest. The results are explained from a psychological perspective of social adolescent development.

Keywords: connectedness, adolescent, development, Hemingway, linear, logistic, psychological

Gildardo Bautista-Maya:

Dr. Ping Ye:

Dr. Diane Cook:


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  • Event location
    • Nesbitt 3110

  • Event date
    • 3 November 2018

  • Date submitted

    19 July 2022