# What is a outcome variable in science?

A dependent variable, also called an outcome variable, is **the result of the action of one or more independent variables**.

## What are outcomes variables?

An outcome variable is **an event or metric that can be observed and measured in a valid fashion**. Within applied statistics and research, outcome variables can be categorical (non-parametric statistics), ordinal (non-parametric statistics), or continuous (parametric statistics).

## What is an outcome variable in science example?

For a simple example, **the marks a student obtains in an exam is a result of the hard word measured in the number of hours put behind studying and the intelligence measured in IQ** are the independent variables. The marks obtained thus represents the dependent or outcome variable.

## What is the outcome variable in an experiment called?

Dependent variables

**Dependent variables** (DV): These are the factor that you observe or measure. As you vary your independent variable you watch what happens to your dependent variable.

## Which variable is the outcome variable?

dependent variable

The outcome variable is also called the **response or dependent variable**, and the risk factors and confounders are called the predictors, or explanatory or independent variables. In regression analysis, the dependent variable is denoted “Y” and the independent variables are denoted by “X”.

## What is another name for an outcome variable?

Dependent variables

**Dependent variables** are often referred to by a number of synonyms including response variable, measured variable, explained variable, outcome variable, experimental variable, and output variable.

## What is an outcome example?

An easy way to think of this is that outcomes are the results, and outputs are the activities that support the desired results. For example, a business outcome could be ‘**increased customer satisfaction**‘.

## What are the 3 variables in science?

An experimental inquiry typically has three main types of variables: **an independent variable, a dependent variable and controlled variables**.

## What is a predictor and outcome variable example?

Imagine a teacher is looking to understand the effects of missing class time on grade point average. **The predictor variable is the attendance rate of the students, and the outcome variable is the grade point average**.

## Is the outcome variable The independent?

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## What is an example of outcome data?

An example of a measure of outcome data would be **the number of students who receive more than one failing grade, then again measuring that number after those students attend a semester-long study skills group**.

## What are the 3 types of variables?

There are three main variables: **independent variable, dependent variable and controlled variables**. Example: a car going down different surfaces.

## What is outcome and exposure variables?

**The exposure variable is the variable that you predict will have an effect on the outcome variable**, so, during your study, you will alter the exposure variable to measure what changes occur in the outcome variable.