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Correlation

  • Charles DiMaggio
Chapter

Abstract

In this chapter, we consider the (possible) relationship between two continuous variables. We might, for example be interested in if blood pressure varies with weight or if the number of years of schooling is associated with cholesterol levels. The SAS syntax for examining these kinds of relationships is fairly simple and straightforward, but the interpretation demands some caution.

Keywords

Median Household Income Spurious Correlation Negative Correlation Coefficient Pedestrian Injury Direct Linear Relationship 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Charles DiMaggio
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  1. 1.Departments of Anesthesiology and Epidemiology College of Physicians and Surgeons Mailman School of Public HealthColumbia UniversityNew YorkUSA

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