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Definition

The term collinearity describes a bias in statistical procedure due to the correlation of multiple independent variables that influence a single dependent variable. This makes it difficult to recognize which independent variable is really causing the change in the dependent variable.[1]

References

  1. ^ American Marketing Association. AMA Dictionary.

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