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covariant

(kō-vā′rē-ănt)
In mathematics, pert. to variation of one variable with another so that a specified relationship is unchanged.
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Analysis of covariance on Janis-Field Feelings of Inadequacy Scale posttest scores, with pretest scores as the covariant, revealed no statistically significant difference among the three groups in level of self-esteem (see Table 2).
After adjusting for obesity and other covariants, lower intake of either vegetable fat or omega-3 fat from fish was associated with significantly higher estradiol levels.
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Confidence and bias scores were separately analyzed in a 2 (between) x 2 (within) analysis of covariance design (ANCOVA), using number of reasons and overall test performance as covariants.
Factors such as these can be evaluated as covariants in the analysis.