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Bivariate Correlation and Partial Correlation

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When should I conduct a bivariate and when should I conduct a partial correlation? Provide an example.

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Bivariate correlation is used to find out the correlation coefficient, a measure of linear relationship between TWO variables only. Therefore, in this type of questions, we ONLY have two variables. For example, if we are asked to find out the strength of relationship between weight and age, it is considered bivariate ...

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The explanations provide two examples for bivariate correlation and partial correlation respectively.