The analysis of a single variable, for purposes of description (e.g., averages, or the proportion of cases falling into a given category among the entire sample).
studying the distribution of cases of one variable only--for example, studying the ages of welfare recipients but not considering their gender, ethnicity, and so on.
a statistical analysis that considers only one factor or variable at a time. Contrast with multivariate analysis.
Analysis of each variable, such as pressure or zonal wind component independently of all other variables (Section 8.2.3)
The analysis of a variable on its own â€“ e.g. mean score, variance.
Analysis of the relationship of a single independent and single dependent variable (bivariate analysis).