If general unrestricted study populations are selected, they should be large enough and diverse enough to permit careful adjustment for individual-level characteristics that may confound
the relationship between health end points and pollution levels.
Variations in the star's brightness mimic the wobble that would be induced by a planet and thus confound
analysis, Kfirster says.
Most existing budget tools confound
non-accountants with complicated features and confusing steps to log in data accurately.
They seem to derive their power to confound
the eye from the abstract potential of photography; the maelstrom viewed through a camera obscura.
Here exposure A now varies over time, but C (0) confounds
only the A (0)-B (2) relationship.
In this example, the weather is a variable that confounds
the relationship between ice cream sales and murder rates.
Message and conceptual confounds
in fear appeals: The role of threat, fear, and efficacy.
The stadium forms a vast outdoor room both spacious and welcoming, that confounds
the traditional typology of football grounds as hermetic cauldrons fermenting tribal animosities.
The good news is that the "primary care" physician can still write prescriptions for most things, although the profusion of pharmaceuticals confounds
the mind and overwhelms the analytic capacity for possible interaction of even the latest supercomputer at the National Institutes of Health.
The Hill House is located in the heart of Toronto -- a city that confounds
the specialized landscapes typical of so many North American cities.
When a large company, such as IBM or HP tries to tune its products, marketing strategies, and sales channels, local economic and competitive conditions in the 140 or so countries it operates in inevitably confounds
its ability to achieve a balanced performance.
An arresting visual tension of rhyming components excites and confounds
Both landscape and period piece, the film confounds
utopian and antiutopian visions of the Netherlands.
Remarks concerning the "shooting" of individuals or assertions of marginal involvement in the action confuse Nazi crimes with the making of commercial film in a way that confounds
even the interviewer.
But the film sort of confounds
people's expectations, and the play confounds
your expectations of Shakespeare.