partial correlation


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Acronyms, Wikipedia.
Related to partial correlation: multiple correlation, partial correlation coefficient

partial correlation

[′pär·shəl ‚kär·ə′lā·shən]
(statistics)
The strength of the linear relationship between two random variables where the effect of other variables is held constant.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Figure 2 reports the overall effect size and each study's contribution to it when we treat each partial correlation coefficient as independent, that is, when we do not apply RVE procedures.
Fourthly, partial correlation matrices were used to calculate network parameters and Pearson correlation was used for performing correlation analysis in this study.
d(i | j) is the measure of influence of j on i based on Partial correlation. It is worth noting that, unlike the other measures of dependence, d(i | j) provides a directed relation between assets (as in general d(i | j) [not equal to] d(j | i)).
Table 4: Partial correlation coefficients between facial color and cold pattern questions.
The partial correlation between the dependent and the independent variable is shown in the Table 1, column labeled R.
The Pearson partial correlation was used to analyze those closely related but distinct variables associated with anesthesia access.
Moreover, a Biblical Foundationalism Scale (Watson et al., 2003) expresses Christian commitment to "fundamentals" in a language that is more cognitively open and less condemning than that used in the original Religious Fundamentalism Scale (Altemeyer & Hunsberger, 1992), Biblical Foundationalism displays a robust positive correlation with Religious Fundamentalism, but partial correlations controlling for Religious Fundamentalism, nevertheless, demonstrate that Biblical Foundationalism correlates positively with Intellect as well as with Faith Oriented Reflection (Watson, Ghorbani, Vartanian, & Chen, 2015).
In general, from the 2nd grade onward, reading comprehension was more strongly related to academic performance than listening comprehension (in fact, there was no relation between school performance and listening comprehension in the partial correlation analysis for 2nd and 3rd grades).
The partial correlation between population density and charitable giving was also negative but not statistically significant.