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level of significance

[′lev·əl əv sig′nif·i·kəns]
(statistics)
For a test, the probability of false rejection of the null hypothesis. Also known as significance level.
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Assuming the null is that no firm exceeds the dominance threshold, table 1 displays the minimum number of observed wins necessary to conclude, at standard levels of significance, that a firm in a duopoly is dominant, for a given number of contests and a given dominance threshold.
Table 2 shows that in the complete period there were abnormal returns on Monday, Wednesday and Friday with levels of significance of 10%, 5% and 5%, respectively.
A survey of undergraduates starting university in 2001 confirmed, to high levels of significance, earlier research with the 2000 class.
Levels of significance were measured using tests of proportions, not t tests, as indicated.
While for the most part the stories focus on the more mundane events of individual lives, the foregrounding of narrativity inevitably suggests larger social levels of significance.
Collison is quite alert to these several levels of significance, and he deals with them clearly, fully and without padding.
Slake and the combination of stoniness and rock outcrop entered the model with high and low levels of significance (0.
The next screen lists the possible interactions at five levels of significance, with the highest being "major severity with strong documentation," and the lowest, "minor severity and lower levels of documentation.
As the table indicates, the exact levels of significance varied pairwise but, in general, young and middle-aged subjects differed from old and elderly subjects.
This value is less than the critical value at both the 5 percent and 1 percent levels of significance, which results in acceptance of the null hypothesis.
The effect for group which formerly approached accepted levels of significance (p = .
The results demonstrate strong trends in favor of the Defibrotide-treated patients for complete response and survival, but did not reach the protocol-specified levels of significance for the primary and secondary endpoints at 100 days.