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Correlation Between Causation And Firemen's Presence During A Fire

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Although, correlation helps us determine the degree of relationship between two or more variables. However it does not tell about cause and effect relationship. Even high degree of correlation does not necessarily mean a relationship of cause and effect exists between variables. Note that correlation does not imply causation though the existence of causation always implies correlation. Let’s understand this better with examples. • More firemen’s presence during a fire instance signifies that the fire is big but the fire is not caused by firemen • When one sleeps with shoes on, he is likely to get headache. This may be due to alcohol intoxication The significant degree of correlation may be due to below reasons • The correlation may be due to
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