predictor variable


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Noun1.predictor variable - a variable that can be used to predict the value of another variable (as in statistical regression)
variable quantity, variable - a quantity that can assume any of a set of values
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
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This strategy, when adopted in the present study, minimized the collinearity measures of all characters, thereby facilitating detection of actual contribution of each predictor variable in different path components with negligible confounding effects and interference.
To treat each predictor variable equally, a standard multiple regression was performed (i.
Specifically, logistic regression uses an algorithm to create a set of coefficients for each predictor variable that minimizes the deviations between the predicted and the observed value of the criterion.
Regression analysis also reveals that, next to authoritarianism, the most important predictor variable of ethnic prejudice in this comparative study is nationality per se.
Profiles were generated for the three groups by computing the means for each predictor variable.
The contribution of each predictor variable to the model was quantified by its relative contribution (RC), a measure of its overall importance in the model (35), and by its partial dependence plots, or BRT profiles, which provide a graphical description of its effect on the daily incidence rate after accounting for the average effects of all other predictor variables in the model (36).
X = Predictor Variable [beta] = Coefficient [rho] = Ratio [sigma] = Solo Test Value [phi] = Fully Guarded Value
The second predictor variable identified was day of the year (1 to 365; DATE).
With regard to hypothesis testing for the univariate regression analysis, the null hypothesis that there was no predictor variable versus response variable association was tested via the conventional 1 numerator degree freedom F-test for the univariate regression analyses.
Apart from single skin-fold thicknesses, also the sum of skin-folds has been reported as an important predictor variable [41-43].
95% CI Regressions with A2 predictor variable = Any disorder Any A2 0.