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Partial correlation

Description

Use Partial correlation when you suspect the relationship between 2 variables to be influenced by other variables. The partial correlation coefficient is said to be adjusted or corrected for the influence by the different covariates.

Required input

  • Select the variables of interest.

  • Optionally select a filter to include a subset of cases.

Results

The results for Partial correlation include:

  • Sample size: the number of (selected) data pairs
  • Correlation coefficient: Partial correlation coefficient, with P-value

The Partial correlation coefficient is also reported in the results of Multiple regression.

Literature

  • Altman DG (1991) Practical statistics for medical research. London: Chapman and Hall.

See also

Link

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