rank correlation


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rank correlation

[′raŋk ‚kä·rə′lā·shən]
(statistics)
A nonparametric test of statistical dependence for a random sample of paired observations.
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First, Table 2 shows the HRR-level rank correlation within each setting between spending in 1992 and spending in 2010.
Correlations between BASDAI scores and MMP-3, MMP-9, TIMP-1, ESR, and CRP were demonstrated with the Spearman's rank correlation test.
Spearman's rank correlation comparing SFA to GMFCS showed a significant correlation between the composite SFA criterion score and GMFCS class (r = -0.
Spearman rank correlation comparing ramet counts to those for growth parameters of Baptisia bracteata and Apion rostrum/pod according to year.
application of expert evaluation method to determine the importance of operating asphalt mixing plant quality criteria and rank correlation, The Baltic Journal of Road and Bridge Engineering 6(1): 48-58.
The Spearman's rank correlation coefficients between the final ranking and the proposed model, VIKOR, SAW, MOORA, ARAS and TOPSIS methods are 0.
In addition, the Spearman rank correlations were calculated and tested to see if the relative importance of the factors affecting delays of green building projects is significantly correlated with that of traditional construction projects.
To assess the correlation between variables, we performed the Pearson's chi-square test, Spearman's Rank Correlation Test, linear regression and One-Way ANOVA.
Analysis of correlation for the characteristics of analysed samples was conducted using Pearson's correlation (in case of normal distribution) or Spearman's rank correlation (in case of distribution different from normal).
To explore potential relationships across the periods for the metropolitan areas, we calculated simple rank correlation coefficients.
The association between efficacy and the intensity of PLUNC protein positivity was examined by the Spearman rank correlation analysis.
Spearman rank correlation identified a group of patients at high risk for decreased ambulation: those with vertical skin incisions, those older than age 50, and those with gynecologic cancer.