Definitions for "Response variable"
the SAS data set variable in a response data set the GMAP procedure uses that contains data values associated with a map area. Response variables used by the GCHART procedure contain data values associated with bars, slices, spines, or blocks. See also chart variable, response data set, response levels, and response values.
also called predictand or dependent variable. A variable whose values are to be explained by other variables. In scatterplots the response variable is usually plotted on the vertical axis.
The measure not controlled in an experiment. Commonly known as the dependent variable.