Blocking variable

Blocking variable,

Definition of Blocking variable:

  1. A categorization variable for information within a dataset that is used to control, test, or manipulate the distribution and statistical results. These variables should be observed, reliable, and unchanging. For example, a dataset can be blocked based on name, date, race or gender. Its a way of viewing the data from a preferred reference point within a random collection of information.

Meaning of Blocking variable & Blocking variable Definition