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positive correlation

[′päz·əd·iv ‚kä·rə′lā·shən]
(statistics)
A relation between two quantities such that when one increases the other does also.
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In our study, the HOMA-IR value of the control group was low (1.5 +- 1.4), and a positive correlation was found between HOMA-IR and LDL level (p < 0.05, r: 0.545).
Childhood trauma and personality disorder: positive correlation with adult CSF corticotropin-releasing factor concentrations.
A positive correlation was observed between fat yield and udder shape, udder circumference and udder width in Tuj sheep breeds, and the highest positive correlation with fat yield was observed with udder shape (P<0.01).
On the other hand, Sustainalytics scores show positive correlation to ROE, but no correlation to enterprise value.
The positive correlation indicated that, genotypes having more number of fertile tillers per plant may ultimately contribute towards higher yields.
Pearson correlation between Curve of Spee and maxillo-mandibular discrepancy (ANB) shows a positive correlation value of 0.739 (significant at 0.01 level 2 tailed) This shows that as the ANB value increases in all three types of malocclusions viz class I, class II , class III valueof curve of Spee also increases.
Conclusion: There was strong positive correlation between competition anxiety and fear of failure.
There was a positive correlation between the duration of pregabalin use and alcohol addiction (Cramer's V=0.186), dope addiction (Cramer's V=0.166), number of going to the infirmary in the last one year (Cramer's V=0.268) and last six months (Cramer's V=0.201), number of referring to the hospital in the last three months (Cramer's V=0.273).
In the thorax, the heart (r=0.613) illustrated a moderate positive correlation and the right (r=0.451) and left lungs (r=0.417) illustrated a weak positive correlation.
So why the positive correlation? For one, economic growth and technological advancements lead to efficiency.
For example, there were significant positive correlation between NFCB and SFC, and significant negative correlation between NFCB and IFBD.
There was a strong positive correlation between BMI for age Z scores (BAZ) and BFP (r = +0.827) (Figure 2) (mean BAZ = -1.24, Mean BFP = 18.18) and it was found to be statistically significant (P = 0.001).