parametric statistic


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Noun1.parametric statistic - any statistic computed by procedures that assume the data were drawn from a particular distribution
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
statistic - a datum that can be represented numerically
regression coefficient - when the regression line is linear (y = ax + b) the regression coefficient is the constant (a) that represents the rate of change of one variable (y) as a function of changes in the other (x); it is the slope of the regression line
coefficient of correlation, correlation coefficient, correlation - a statistic representing how closely two variables co-vary; it can vary from -1 (perfect negative correlation) through 0 (no correlation) to +1 (perfect positive correlation); "what is the correlation between those two variables?"
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To test the performance of this method, we compared the WRS to observed-to-expected ratios, a common parametric statistic for physician cost-efficiency analysis, in terms of stability across time and across trimming methodologies.
from Schumpeterian economics of innovation and Keynesian demand policies), with key empirical studies (using cutting edge methods in complexity science, non parametric statistics, as well as detailed case studies of business and industry histories).
Aspartate aminotransferase (AST) and alanine aminotransferase (ALT) were log transformed for parametric statistics.
Data in this distribution are interval/ratio-level data that are usually assessed by parametric statistics.
Didactic Engineering is characterized as being a qualitative action research method, and rejects the Classical Parametric Statistics method, the control case or experimental groups and control groups.
The real issue here is that if his indictment of parametric statistics is justified, then we need to pay attention, because psychologists and other social scientists use these tools daily.
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.
FDA approval studies have parametric statistics based on the bell-shaped curve.
However, the entire history of the development of parametric statistics and much of the attention directed to research design has been devoted to establishing causality (see Tabachnick & Fidell, 1989).