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alternative hypothesis

[ȯl¦tər·nət·iv hī′päth·ə·səs]
(statistics)
Value of the parameter of a population other than the value hypothesized or believed to be true by the investigator.
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The second alternate hypothesis is the hedonic risk in advertising theme is associated with brand awareness.
As such, the alternate hypothesis statement was taken as true, meaning that higher the performance of healthcare system, the higher the PHC level.
The second alternate hypothesis held that the improvements were the result primarily of self-selection bias.
Hence, this study employs the Gregory and Hansen cointegration test which incorporates an endogenous structural break in the test--and tests the null hypothesis of no cointegration against the alternate hypothesis of cointegration with a structural breaks.
The null hypothesis is therefore upheld while the alternate hypothesis is rejected.
Therefore the null hypothesis (Ho) respondent has never received a message from someone he/she do not know is rejected, and the alternate hypothesis (Hi) respondent has received a message from someone he/she do not know is accepted.
Thus, test results support the alternate hypothesis 1 (H1A) and reject the null hypothesis 1 (H10).
For comparing the correlation between two groups, our alternate hypothesis was that the correlation coefficient(r) of clinically unstable neonates well be significantly different than the clinically stable neonates while applying the Z - test.
Therefore, the model was able to distinguish between failed and non-failed firms, resulting in rejection of Null Hypothesis 1 and support of Alternate Hypothesis 1.
In comparative trial the investigator tries to reject the null hypothesis and accept the alternate hypothesis.
05, then we will accept the null hypothesis, if otherwise, we will then reject the null hypothesis and accept the alternate hypothesis.
An alternate hypothesis is: Investments and their returns have effect on practicing accountants' decision to making accounting their career.

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