Meaning of CORRELATION in English
▪ close , good , high , remarkable , significant , strong
▪ clear , obvious
▪ direct , simple
There is a direct ~ between exposure to sun and skin cancer.
▪ broad , general , overall
▪ low , poor , weak
▪ inverse , negative
VERB + CORRELATION
The second group of measurements had a high ~ with the first.
▪ discover , establish , find , observe , see
▪ demonstrate , indicate , reveal , show
The study showed a significant ~ between smoking and heart disease.
CORRELATION + VERB
A strong ~ exists between obesity in parents and in their children.
▪ ~ between
the ~ between speed and risk of accident
▪ ~ with
the ~ of height with weight
▪ lack of ~
Oxford Collocations English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний . 2012