Lurking variable

Lurking variable,

Definition of Lurking variable:

  1. A variable that correlates with the independent variable and the dependent variable in a statistical model. Lurking variables must be accounted for in statistical experiments, so that they do not generate false positives or otherwise generate non-meaningful results. Also called confounding variables.

How to use Lurking variable in a sentence?

  1. There was a lurking variable to watch out for and we all knew we had to keep our eyes open to see it.
  2. Sometimes there may be something that could affect your product at any time and is a lurking variable you need to be ready for.
  3. The lurking variable was analyzed to ensure it did not disturb the quality of the data we had already analyzed.

Meaning of Lurking variable & Lurking variable Definition