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## What is the correlation command in Stata?

correlate command

The correlate command displays the correlation matrix or covariance matrix for a group of variables. If varlist is not specified, the matrix is displayed for all variables in the dataset.

## What is the formula of coefficient correlation?

The covariance of two variables divided by the product of their standard deviations gives Pearson’s correlation coefficient. It is usually represented by ρ (rho). ρ (X,Y) = cov (X,Y) / σX.

**How do you find correlation and covariance in Stata?**

If you prefer to use the menus, regular (Pearson) correlations as well as pairwise and partial are found in Statistics => Summaries, tables, and tests => Summary and descriptive statistics => Correlations and covariances.

**What is the difference between Pwcorr and Corr in Stata?**

That is, the correlation matrix is computed only for those cases which do not have any missing value in any of the variables on the list. In contrast, “pwcorr” uses pairwise deletion; in other words, each correlation is computed for all cases that do not have missing values for this specific pair of variables.

### How do you interpret Pearson correlation?

High degree: If the coefficient value lies between ± 0.50 and ± 1, then it is said to be a strong correlation. Moderate degree: If the value lies between ± 0.30 and ± 0.49, then it is said to be a medium correlation. Low degree: When the value lies below + . 29, then it is said to be a small correlation.

### How do you find the correlation between many variables?

One way to quantify the relationship between two variables is to use the Pearson correlation coefficient, which is a measure of the linear association between two variables. It always takes on a value between -1 and 1 where: -1 indicates a perfectly negative linear correlation between two variables.

**Is correlation coefficient the same as regression coefficient?**

Correlation shows the relationship between the two variables, while regression allows us to see how one affects the other. The data shown with regression establishes a cause and effect, when one changes, so does the other, and not always in the same direction. With correlation, the variables move together.

**How do you find covariance with correlation coefficient?**

The formulas for the correlation coefficient are: the covariance divided by the product of the standard deviations of the two variables. This is either sample or population, depending on the data you are working with.

#### What is the r value in a Pearson correlation?

between −1 and 1

The Pearson correlation coefficient or as it denoted by r is a measure of any linear trend between two variables. The value of r ranges between −1 and 1. When r = zero, it means that there is no linear association between the variables.

#### Which is most widely used method of calculating correlation?

The Pearson correlation method

The Pearson correlation method is the most common method to use for numerical variables; it assigns a value between − 1 and 1, where 0 is no correlation, 1 is total positive correlation, and − 1 is total negative correlation.