InformeDesign: Glossary of Terms

variable
(variables; indicators; independent variables; dependent variables)

A property that takes on different values (e.g. gender: male, female)

independent variable(s): The property that is changed or manipulated to determine the effects on the dependent variable (e.g. amount of study time).

dependent variable(s): The property that is affected by the change of an independent variable (e.g. grades).