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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albopictus in Calicut, India indicated positive correlation of the larval density with the total dissolved solids, turbidity, conductivity and salinity whereas negative correlation with the p[H.
Moderately well-drained to poorly drained soils were also positively correlated with stroke rate, while well-drained soils had a negative correlation.
The observed negative correlation between unemployment and LFP must then result from patterns in the EU and IE group transition rates.
Gold, on its part, has a low or negative correlation with most assets, which means its price is independent of other assets.
Table 1: Aggregation Results Freedom Increased Freedom Decreased Comparison of 2000 EFW 16 17 to 2008 EFW Correlation Calculation # of Positive # of Negative Correlations Correlations 2008 EFW and 2009 32 1 GDPpc 2009 GDPpc and 2009 U-5 1 32 2008 EFW and 2009 U-5 4 29 2009 GDPpc and 2008 32 1 LEaB 2008 EFW and 2008 LEaB 30 3 Abbreviations: EFW, Economic Freedom of the World Index; GDPpc, Gross Domstic Product per capita; U-5, Under-5 Mortality Rate; LEaB, Life Expectancy at Birth.
Major Finding: There was a strong negative correlation between institutional rates of early-term delivery and emergency cesareans (r = -0.
In several studies investigating the association between BMD and duration of menopause, a negative correlation was determined (7,10,11,15,21).
Multiple analyses showed a negative correlation between coffee consumption and risk of hepatic fibrosis.
Alternatively, there was a high negative correlation between safety climate and institutions with a hierarchical culture.
Currently, gold has positive correlation with commodities and a negative correlation with the dollar.
A perfectly negative correlation occurs when one of these assets goes up and the other goes down.
In these same regions, a negative correlation between lifetime solvent exposure and activation was observed among solvent-exposed workers.