correlational analysis

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Noun1.correlational analysis - the use of statistical correlation to evaluate the strength of the relations between variables
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
multivariate analysis - a generic term for any statistical technique used to analyze data from more than one variable
factor analysis - any of several methods for reducing correlational data to a smaller number of dimensions or factors; beginning with a correlation matrix a small number of components or factors are extracted that are regarded as the basic variables that account for the interrelations observed in the data
correlational statistics, correlation - a statistical relation between two or more variables such that systematic changes in the value of one variable are accompanied by systematic changes in the other
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Correlational analysis and regression analysis explored links between home literacy environment and pre-literacy measures.
Correlation between reaction time (or memory score) and serum testosterone and TSH, T4 was analyzed using Pearson's correlational analysis.
The empirical part of the study uses a mixed-method approach, consisting of a correlational analysis of original survey data and a qualitative component using interview data.
Nineteen of the twenty-two items had a correlation at or above .5, thereby achieving the target range of acceptable inter-rater reliability with respect to correlational analysis. We were unable to calculate a correlation for three items (5.1, 5.2, and 5.3) due to one or more raters providing the same score on the same item for all four interviews (correlation requires variability, and without this variability the correlation statistic cannot be run).
Correlational Analysis between the Individual Items of ASQ and MASS.
To evaluate the consistency between participants' IAT results and their explicit ratings for the individual concepts of student and athlete (9-point scales), we conducted a correlational analysis. For each participant, we subtracted their number of correct categorizations during the athlete-related concepts with feminine terms (and student-related concepts with masculine terms) phase from their number during the athlete-related concepts with masculine terms (and student-related concepts with feminine terms).
We used the delta value of each VF task (VF task score for the 60 Hz condition minus the VF task score for the 130 Hz condition) and of the UPDRS-III scores (UPDRS-III score for 60 Hz minus UPDRS-III score for 130 Hz) in the correlational analysis.
* A correlational analysis to investigate the relationship between the variables
Correlational analysis of servant leadership and school climate.
In order to testify the hypothesis of the research study identifying relationship between life satisfaction and burnout in traffic wardens of Lahore city, bivariate correlational analysis was used in which Pearson product moment correlational coefficient was calculated to check the nature of relationship in variables.
Another line of future research could extend the current correlational analysis by employing a multiple regression analysis to explore the predictive strength of the combined LFP measures in order to examine if the LFP measures significantly predict rater judgements of CELPIP levels of performance in the Speaking and Writing modules.