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something that is likely to vary

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a star that varies noticeably in brightness

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a symbol (like x or y) that is used in mathematical or logical expressions to represent a variable quantity

liable to or capable of change

marked by diversity or difference

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(used of a device) designed so that a property (as e.g. light) can be varied

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When the birthplace dichotomous variables are deleted and replaced by behavioral variables describing the birthplace (compare Table 5, columns (ii) and (iii)), the coefficient and t-ratio on the humanitarian variable hardly change.
Therefore, the positive coefficient for the dichotomous variable D86 indicates that this variable is not capturing the effects of either the Tax Reform Act of 1986 or the 1987 Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act.
A dichotomous variable was created to indicate whether the youth experienced difficulty with transportation; it was coded 1 if the participant reported that transportation was "very difficult" or "somewhat difficult" and 0 if he or she reported that transportation was "somewhat easy" or "very easy.
To examine differences between covariates and alcohol use groups, we used Student's t test for normally distributed variables, the nonparametric Mann-Whitney ranksum test for skewed variables, and chi-square tests for dichotomous variables.
Weighted Means from the 1990-1991 National Household Survey of Drug Abuse Variables Definition and Mean Any illicit drug A dichotomous variable equal to one if a participation respondent reports any illicit drug use in the past year.
The variable representing education attained in years can be expressed as a set of categorical dichotomous variables representing the different levels of education.
Since this independent agency variable (INDAGNT) may take the value of zero for exclusive agency and other types of firms, a dichotomous variable, OTHRMKTR is used to distinguish between exclusive agency insurers and salaried representative, mail, and specialty marketers.
A related approach sometimes used by analysts who are uncomfortable using continuous probabilities in place of truly dichotomous variables, is to create a single stochastic imputation for each [Z.
Ethnicity, the independent variable, was measured as multiple dichotomous variables (Hispanic/Spanish origin, white, black/African American, American Indian, Asian and Pacific Islander).
The principal exposure measure was a dichotomous variable defining the date for a given ZIP code as "exposed" if any portion of the ZIP code was sprayed and "unexposed" only if none of the ZIP code was sprayed on that day.
A dichotomous variable is generated that has a value of one if the individual student is identified as not working in class unless controlled by the teacher and zero otherwise.
For the SMI group, I also included a dichotomous variable i ndicating whether or not the respondent was diagnosed with drug or alcohol disorder.
The participation of an elderly in labour market activity is defined as a dichotomous variable that takes value 1 for participation and zero otherwise.
A dichotomous variable equal to one where a player is a write-in candidate will be included in the estimation (expected coefficient negative).
The second dichotomous variable measures whether a parent has hurt the child in any manner as described by all items in the violence scale with the exception of item m, slapping or spanking.