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Term: Multivariable Analysis

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Glossary Definition

Last Updated: 2012-11-05


A statistical analysis that uses more than one independent (explanatory) variable. The effect of each independent variable on a single study outcome is provided uniquely from the influence of all other independent variables. (Katz MH, 2011).

Related terms 


  • Katz MH. Multivariable analysis: A practical guide for clinical and public health researchers. 3rd ed. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press; 2011.(View)

Term used in 

  • Doupe M, Brownell M, Kozyrskyj A, Dik N, Burchill C, Dahl M, Chateau D, De Coster C, Hinds A, Bodnarchuk J. Using Administrative Data to Develop Indicators of Quality Care in Personal Care Homes. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2006. [Report] [Summary] [Additional Materials] (View)
  • Heaman M, Kingston D, Helewa M, Brownell M, Derksen S, Bogdanovic B, McGowan K, Bailly A. Perinatal Services and Outcomes in Manitoba. Winnipeg, MB: Manitoba Centre for Health Policy, 2012. [Report] [Summary] [Updates and Errata] (View)

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