What are confounding variables?

Data Science Interview QuestionsCategory: Data ScienceWhat are confounding variables?
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MockInterview Staff answered 6 years ago
  • Extraneous variable in a statistical model that correlates directly or inversely with both the dependent and the independent variable
  • A spurious relationship is a perceived relationship between an independent variable and a dependent variable that has been estimated incorrectly
  • The estimate fails to account for the confounding factor

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