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covariant

[kō′ver·ē·ənt]
(relativity)
A scalar, vector, or higher-order tensor.
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The number of reasons was included as a covariant in the design as a way of controlling for effort.
The biggest unanswered questions related to the racial inequities in kidney allocation and graft success have to do with the effects of social covariants such as access to health insurance, education, compliance, and subtle racism in policy implementation.
Multivariate analysis of covariance was performed when QoL subscales were dependent variables and age onset of regular alcohol use, MAST, depression and anxiety symptoms were taken as covariants.
The team also gathered information about other exposure covariants such as fuel type, whether the kitchen was inside (with or without a partition) or outside (attached or nonattached), number of meals cooked, cooking duration, and time spent in or near the kitchen during cooking.
In comparing the test the authors stated the FiF test was not affected by anticoagulants or fibrin degradation products and when the tests were adjusted for covariants FiF remained significantly correlated to prevalent cardiovascular disease and the Clauss Method did not.