intermediate variable

in·ter·me·di·ate var·i·a·ble

a variable in a causal pathway that causes variation in the dependent variable and is itself caused to vary by the independent variable.
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These measures have supported financial conditions, which due to their prominent role in the transmission of policy impulses act as a crucial intermediate variable in the pursuit of a stability-oriented monetary policy.
Third, creativity is considered an intermediate variable in the entrepreneurial passion-alertness relationship.
However, when conditioning on an intermediate is the result of selecting and analyzing only a subset of the original population (as is the case in our situation described below), then the exposure-outcome association may not be a valid estimate of either the total effect of the exposure on the outcome, or the portion of the effect operating through causal pathways that do not involve the intermediate variable.
In level h = 1 where no intermediate variable appears, the function has the form
Then the set of clauses Top In direct relation path coefficients achieve, by multiplying the path coefficient between an independent variable with intermediate variable and the path coefficient between intermediate variable with Dependent variable.
In mediation, we consider an intermediate variable, called the mediator, that helps explain how or why an independent variable influences an outcome.
Although we could not distinguish whether frequent change of residence was a causal risk factor or merely an intermediate variable of other risk factors for suicidal behavior, the findings from this study suggest the importance of stability on children's psychosocial well-being," they concluded.
The results demonstrated that organizational climate and teachers' involvement in curriculum reform are the direct factors to affect teachers' job satisfaction, which is the important intermediate variable to influence on teachers' professional commitment, autonomy and burnout.
The current study investigates how positive attitudes are "transferred" into higher learning achievement by determining an intermediate variable between computer attitudes and computer learning and achievement--Time spent on learning technology.
FC-DVO(Query q, int [Tau], T) FOR j = 0 TO n-l DO domain[0,j] = D /*initialize all domains to D */ i = 0;/* index to the current variable */ WHILE (TRUE) { new_value := chooseNextValue(domain[i][i]); IF new_value = NULL THEN /* empty domain */ IF i=0 THEN RETURN; ELSE i:=i-l; CONTINUE; /*Backtrack*/ ELSE /* not empty domain */ instantiations[i] := new_value;/*store instantiation*/ IF i = n-l THEN /*last variable instantiated*/ output_solution(instantiations); ELSE /* intermediate variable instantiated */ IF checkForward(i) THEN /* successful instantiation*/ DVO(i+l ,n-l); /*var.
The management variables which are to be tested are the focus strategies defined above translated through the intermediate variable appropriate to each plant type into the relevant performance variables [ILLUSTRATION FOR FIGURE 4 OMITTED].
When there is no fertility-inhibiting effect of a given intermediate variable, the corresponding index equals one; if the fertility-inhibition is complete, the index equals zero.
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