Definition of Covariate
1. Noun. (statistics) A variable that is possibly predictive of the outcome under study. ¹
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Definition of Covariate
1. [n -S]
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1. Analysis of Censored Data: Proceedings of the Workshop on Analysis of by Hira L. Koul, J. V. Deshpande, Institute of Mathematical Statistics (1995)
"5.2 Checking the effect of a covariate The problem of checking the ... If the covariate is discrete or can be discretized with a reasonable number of ..."
2. Meta-Analysis of Drug Abuse Prevention Programs edited by William J. Bukoski (1998)
"Each of the covariate clusters was entered into the regression equation before the primary independent variable. The sequence of entry for the covariates ..."
3. Selected Proceedings of the Symposium on Estimating Functions by Ishwar V. Basawa, Robert Lee Taylor, V. P. Godambe (1997)
"Suppose we also have some knowledge about how the parameter of interest affects the conditional distribution of the covariate given the past. ..."
4. Statistics and Science: A Festschrift for Terry Speed by Darlene Renee Goldstein, Terry Speed (2003)
"... are multiple observations for some or all of the covariate combinations. In such cases it is usually more natural to associate the saturated alternative ..."
5. Biodiversity and the Management of the Madrean Archipelago: The Sky Islands edited by Leonard F. DeBano (1999)
"This effect was non-significant in ANOVA without the use of a covariate (Table 1) as well as in ANCOVA using appropriate covariates. ..."
6. New Developments and Applications in Experimental Design: Selected by William F. Rosenberger, Nancy Flournoy, Weng Kee Wong (1998)
"At 200 trials £ for the covariate balanced strategy is about 1.63, the second largest value. The designs for q = 10 in Figure 3 show similar features for ..."
7. SAS/QC 9.1 by SAS Institute (2004)
"For instance, if the treatments are different types of animal feed, a typical covariate might be the initial weight of each animal. ..."
8. Analysis of Longitudinal and Cluster-Correlated Data by Nan M. Laird (2004)
"In the setting where j indexes occasions of measurements, the covariate Xij may ... Classification according to whether the values taken by a covariate ..."