multivariate analysis


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Noun1.multivariate analysis - a generic term for any statistical technique used to analyze data from more than one variable
statistics - a branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters
statistical method, statistical procedure - a method of analyzing or representing statistical data; a procedure for calculating a statistic
multiple correlation, multiple regression - a statistical technique that predicts values of one variable on the basis of two or more other variables
regression analysis - the use of regression to make quantitative predictions of one variable from the values of another
correlational analysis - the use of statistical correlation to evaluate the strength of the relations between variables
analysis of variance, ANOVA - a statistical method for making simultaneous comparisons between two or more means; a statistical method that yields values that can be tested to determine whether a significant relation exists between variables
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Overall, baseline dissatisfaction with health and persistence of symptoms were highly predictive of hysterectomy in a multivariate analysis, with odds ratios of 2.
A multivariate analysis showed that girls with either substance use problems or disorders were more likely to report symptoms of mania, attentiondeficit hyperactivity disorder, or conduct disorder than were those with no substance use, while only girls with substance use disorders were at greater risk for depression, eating disorders, or hallucinations or delusions.
In the elective cesarean group, a high body mass index (BMI) was the only factor that predicted an increased risk for infection after multivariate analysis controlled for possible confounding variables, In obese patients undergoing an elective C-section, prophylactic antibiotics appeared to lower the chance of developing an infection.
On a recent segmentation study we needed a research partner who could quickly acclimatize themselves with the data and understand the multivariate analysis that had already been done.
It simplifies the complexity of vegetation description and multivariate analysis in the context of vegetation data and plant ecology.
In a multivariate analysis, individuals who currently used an IUD or whose partner did had higher odds of engaging in any kind of sexual activity during symptomatic periods than did nonusers (odds ratio, 3.
A multivariate analysis found two associations with increasing blood mercury: a 3% decline in performance on a test of visual memory, and a 2% improvement in performance on a test of manual dexterity.
A multivariate analysis showed significant differences between the two groups in areas of social attention--looking at people, orienting toward people, smiling at people, and vocalizing to people.
In a multivariate analysis adjusted for the standard coronary risk factors, women in the top half of the study population in terms of plasma lycopene level were found to have a highly significant 34% reduction in cardiovascular risk, compared with those in the lower half, said Dr.
The Semantic Multivariate Analysis & Response Technology (SMART) Engine aggregates, transforms, classifies and semantically correlates thousands of diverse security facts from across the IT infrastructure.
Multivariate analysis for the biobehavioral and social sciences; a graphical approach.
In multivariate analysis, with each one-category increase in condom use, participants' risk of infection fell by nearly one-third (hazard ratio, 0.

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