Which test is best to minimize effect of confounding factors

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by dr_Primus » Wed Dec 20, 2017 12:45 pm

Hello... I have one question.
I would like to test two groups of subjects for their ICU length of stay. I would also like to adjust the results for confounding factors (age and sepsis related organ failure score).

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by Ravi » Tue Jan 09, 2018 6:39 pm

ANCOVA is used to analyze group differences while controlling for continuous variables, so yes I think ANCOVA is okay here.
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by coledavis » Mon Jan 15, 2018 8:58 pm

I prefer partial correlation. pcor in R.
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