partial correlation analysis

partial correlation analysis

[′pär·shəl ‚kär·ə′lā·shən ə‚nal·ə·səs]
(statistics)
A technique used to measure the strength of the relationship between the dependent variable and one independent variable in such a way that variations in other independent variables are taken into account.
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Adjusting age, sex and smoking, assessment of partial correlation analysis showed a positive, moderately powerful and significant association between CRP levels and the severity and diffusion scores of the coronary lesions (r=0.
Considering the fact that the result might be influenced by the inadequate statistical power due to the small sample size in each UAP classes, further analysis for correlations between CRP and angiographic coronary artery disease and between CRP and cardiovascular risk factors was performed by partial correlation analysis after adjustments were made for age, sex and smoking.
The coefficients of partial correlation analysis are presented in Table 4.
Partial correlation analysis controlling for age and creatinine confirmed the relationship between Hcy and LVDD (P = 0.
We therefore performed a partial correlation analysis controlling for age and creatinine.
Partial correlation analysis was used to examine the relationships among the constructs in the model.
Partial correlation analysis revealed that there was no statistically significant correlation between electrolytes changes and the HRV parameters.