You are working with the text-only light edition of "H.Lohninger: Teach/Me Data Analysis, Springer-Verlag, Berlin-New York-Tokyo, 1999. ISBN 3-540-14743-8". Click here for further information.

Confounded Variables

Two variables are said to be confounded if the influence of any of the two variables on the outcome of an experiment cannot be separated.

In this case there are two factors (or variables) which are said to be confounded with respect to the outcome of the experiment: average daily temperatures, and the effectiveness of the sampling device.

Last Update: 2006-Jšn-17