level of significance


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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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Bio-mass (dry) of healthy (treated) seedlings is higher than the infested (untreated) seedlings at 5% level of significance while collar girth and bio-mass (wet) were not found significantly higher of healthy (treated) seedlings than that of infested (untreated) seedlings.
Tiku [56] tabulated, to 4D, the power of the F-test for the level of significance [alpha] = 0.
The critical value of chi-square from Appendix table 9 for (3 - 1) = 2 degrees of freedom and a 5 percent level of significance is [chi square] = 5.
01 level of significance for both association as measured by the Spearman test and difference as measured by the Mann-Whitney U test.
The occurrence of salt/alkaline entered the model this time with a low level of significance.
The level of significance of the test statistic [Psi] can be determined using the methodology of a randomization test (Edgington 1980).
Post hoc Bonferroni tests at the 1% level of significance showed that young and middle-aged subjects had significantly fewer falls on conditions 5 and 6 than elderly subjects and on condition 6 old subjects had significantly fewer falls than elderly subjects.
Mean right-left differences are inversely related to ability as before but at a reduced level of significance.
This level of significance indicated that observed differences in group frequencies were not likely due to chance.
On the other hand, out of thirty negative cases, the coefficient is statistically significant at the 5 per cent level of significance for six cases.
80, which is not significant at the 10-percent level of significance (p = .
5 percent level of significance in the relationships for both countries.