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nonparametric

(ˌnɒnˌpærəˈmɛtrɪk)
adj
(Mathematics) maths free of parameters
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Adj.1.nonparametric - not involving an estimation of the parameters of a statistic
statistics - a branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters
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Survival patients versus mortality patients were compared by non-parametric statistics with p < 0.
The topics covered are the expected ones for an introductory course, such as probability, sample variability, statistical inferences involving one and two populations, applications of chi-square, linear correlation and regression analysis, and non-parametric statistics.
mean and range, then a section on parametric statistics (t-test, regression), a section on non-parametric statistics and one that we seldom encounter where multivariate statistics are covered.

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