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ISSN: 2155-6180

Journal of Biometrics & Biostatistics
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Research Article

A Nonparametric Method for Estimating Partial Correlation Coefficient

Ebuh GU* and Oyeka ICA

Department of Statistics, Faculty of Physical Sciences, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, P.M.B. 5025, Awka, Nigeria

*Corresponding Author:
Ebuh GU
Department of Statistics
Faculty of Physical Sciences
Nnamdi Azikiwe University
P.M.B. 5025, Awka, Nigeria
E-mail:[email protected]

Received date: November 17, 2012; Accepted date: November 29, 2012; Published date:December 06, 2012

Citation: Ebuh GU, Oyeka ICA (2012) A Nonparametric Method for Estimating Partial Correlation Coefficient. J Biom Biostat 3:156 doi:10.4172/2155-6180.1000156

Copyright: © 2012 Ebuh GU, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited



 This paper proposed a non parametric method for estimating partial correlation coefficient. An illustrative example was provided. Results generated using this method was compared with Siegel’s approach and found to be the same but is easier and less tedious to use in practical application.


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