partial correlation

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Noun1.partial correlation - a correlation between two variables when the effects of one or more related variables are removed
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
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
first-order correlation - a partial correlation in which the effects of only one variable are removed (held constant)
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Data analysis is particularly noteworthy when looked at from the aspect of partial correlation ([r.sub.p]), due to significant influence that certain selected variables have on the final score of the game (with other, unselected, variables remaining unchanged).
However, after controlling for other variables, the partial correlation results show a strong correlation between motivation and engagement of non-traditional students, but no connection between support or workload with engagement for these group.
Results of partial correlation analyses are presented in Table 3.
Partial correlation coefficients can readily be calculated from statistics reported in all empirical papers that use regression.
Then, the partial correlation coefficient values of each two brain regions were calculated, which represented the connection strengths of the two brain regions.
Partial correlation analysis identified significant associations between specific AbdAT miRNAs and measures of adiposity (a-f).
Most of indices were found correlated with SE alone (when calculating the partial correlation controlling for age).
Partial correlations, which were controlled for age and gender, were analyzed to determine relationships among the IENFD and visual analog scale (VAS), SFN-SIQ, and nerve conduction parameters.
Analysis of Partial Correlation Controlled by Body Mass, Stature, and Maturation in the Five Games Evaluated.
Caption: Figure 7: Rank of partial correlation of predictors in the 61 stations.