negative correlation


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negative correlation

[′neg·əd·iv ‚kär·ə′lā·shən]
(statistics)
A relation between two quantities such that when one increases the other decreases.
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napus material showed a trend towards a negative correlation between pollen-ovule ratio and inbreeding depression, in support of the inbreeding-depression hypothesis.
In such a model, a monetary policy rule that raises short-term interest rates in anticipation of future inflation can generate a negative correlation at cyclical frequencies.
In the United States and Japan, all types of real estate showed moderate to strong negative correlation with bonds.
There is a negative correlation between the amounts of oleic acid and linoleic acid in sunflower oil.
In our study mean of average peripapillary RNFL as well as mean peripapillary RNFL thickness in each quadrant showed significant negative correlation with axial length.
The results revealed that there is a negative correlation between depression, anxiety, stress and self-harm.
The SNAP amplitude also showed significant negative correlation with height in median sensory (r = -0.
2010) found a negative correlation between milk production and the number of somatic cells in the group of infected animals with mastitis (the beginning of the injury).
A significant weak negative correlation was observed between renal artery diameter and age.
For example, there were significant positive correlation between NFCB and SFC, and significant negative correlation between NFCB and IFBD.
The negative correlation was found between postmortem period and the amount of cell free DNA at +24[degrees]C (r=-0.