indirect correlation

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Noun1.indirect correlation - a correlation in which large values of one variable are associated with small values of the other; the correlation coefficient is between 0 and -1
statistics - a branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters
correlational statistics, correlation - a statistical relation between two or more variables such that systematic changes in the value of one variable are accompanied by systematic changes in the other
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We must highlight the only very significant indirect correlation, synthesized in the pair "V2C1-V6C1" (Cc -0.750**; pvalue 0.005).
The practices of Suga and other Mono-ha artists famously evolved in indirect correlation with 1960s Minimalist and post-Minimalist movements outside of Japan, and Suga's recent works have the expected markers of inventive simplicity, via arrangements of wood, paint, metal, and stone that neither strove for the sheen of a precise finish nor adopted a strained affect of impoverishment.
Analysis of the literature revealed an indirect correlation between organizational leadership and student success.
"The Russian strikes that are not precise cause me great concern because I think there is an indirect correlation to the refugee flow," the official said.
I think there has to be a direct or at least indirect correlation.