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Nursing Research Quiz  27
multivariate
analysis
1. A statistical procedure to test mean differences among groups on a dependent variable, while controlling for one or more extraneous variables:


2. A statistical testing procedure for examining the relationship between two or more independent variables and two or more dependent variables is:

3. A variable that is statistically controlled in ANCOVA (analysis of covariance), which typically has an extraneous, confounding influence over dependent variable:

4. In path analysis, a variable whose determinants lie outside the model is:

5. A multivariate statistical procedure for reducing a large set of variables into a smaller set of variables with common characteristics is:

6. A statistical procedure which typically used for testing causal models:

7. A multivariate statistical procedure which analyses relationship between multiple independent variables and categorical dependent variables:

8. Kaplanâ€“Meier estimator curves are related to:

9. A general method for fitting and testing path analysis models, based on covariances:

10. Cox proportional hazards models are applied in:

1. B  2. C  3. D  4. A  5. C 

6. A  7. B  8. C  9. B  10. D 
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