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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In the second stage, a multivariate analysis is used to identify factors that influence entry, continuity of receipt, and exit from the program.
The slight, nonsignificant, protective factor remained for both time frames in the multivariate analysis.
The primary outcome measure for the analysis was the association between acetaminophen use for fever in the first year of life and asthma symptoms at 6-7 years as measured by multivariate analysis.
In the multivariate analysis, the odds of re traction were significantly elevated among males (odds ratio, 1.8), blacks (1.6), youth who had reported sexual experience at Wave 1 (3.2) and those who had experienced first intercourse between survey waves (3.2); the odds were reduced among adolescents who said that they answered sensitive survey questions honestly (0.5).
Topics include network firewall architectures, vulnerabilities in web applications, computer attack taxonomy, artificial immune systems, wavelet analysis, and multivariate analysis methods.
Overall, baseline dissatisfaction with health and persistence of symptoms were highly predictive of hysterectomy in a multivariate analysis, with odds ratios of 2.54 and 3.11, respectively.
In a multivariate analysis with adjustment for the conventional stroke risk factors, women with a baseline history of migraine with aura proved to be at a statistically significant 53% increased risk of total stroke and a 70% increased risk of ischemic stroke, compared with women without a history of headache.
According to multivariate analysis, the number of animals submitted for testing was positively correlated with the number of people living in the county and negatively correlated with distance to the state testing facility in Frankfort (unpub.
The following four parts are devoted to MardiaAEs work in directional data analysis; shape analysis; spatial, image, and multivariate analysis; and bioinformatics.
The title is also changed from Computer Aided Multivariate Analysis.
This support document contains tables that show: (1) participation in education and training; (2) participation in education and training and work-life interaction; (3) future participation in education or training; (4) perceptions of education and training; (5) concerns and supports for future education and training; and (6) predicting likelihood of future participation--a multivariate analysis. (Contains 84 tables.) [For the full report of this document, "Work-Life Issues and Participation in Education and Training", see ED507753.]
The primary end point for the analysis was mortality during the first 30 days following bypass surgery, and although the obese patients had an 8% increased risk for death in a multivariate analysis, this difference was not statistically significant relative to the nonobese patients, Dr.

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