negative correlation

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Noun1.negative correlation - a correlation in which large values of one variable are associated with small values of the other; the correlation coefficient is between 0 and -1
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
correlational statistics, correlation - a statistical relation between two or more variables such that systematic changes in the value of one variable are accompanied by systematic changes in the other
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A strong negative correlation was found between physical and mental scores of MSQoL-54 and the FSS scores (r=-.
The collectible car market moves in negative or near negative correlation to equity markets.
As a group, there was a negative correlation with deaths for the 14-60 days prior to a given suicide.
Carbon, with the highest content value in the peat soil shows strong negative correlation with depth with coefficient, (r = -0.
The SC researcher should have looked at recent data to find out the strong negative correlation between GDP growth and inflation.
Maggi Dawson, chief executive of Workers' Educational Association (WEA) Cymru, said there was a strong negative correlation between low incomes and health and wellbeing and the UK was "falling behind our European counterparts" in adult education.
8221; the father-and-son economists examine exchange-traded fund (ETF) data over the past five years and find a surprisingly significant negative correlation between long term bonds and certain oil-related instruments.
In fact, certain left-legged movements had a small negative correlation with dancing ability, meaning that dancers who favored left leg motion were rated more poorly.
Positive bullion prices in reaction to the decline in equities may set the tone for 2014 and reinforce the negative correlation between the two," HSBC analysts said in a note.
Results point to a negative correlation between bushfires and dengue that are highly significant in the four states studied (Figure 1).
The study discovered a negative correlation between bullying and human capital, with those who experienced bullying as a child 18.
05) while significant negative correlation was observed between water conductivity (396.