positive correlation

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Noun1.positive correlation - a correlation in which large values of one variable are associated with large values of the other and small with small; 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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Talking about the positive correlation of women's emancipation with prosperity, she said that laws were there but political elements hold back women from their potential.
The major strategic elements of the project include: a) A focus on young people in rural areas, both male and female; b) Alignment with Mongolian Government policy priorities and support for a high level of national ownership and active political will in relation to the issue; c) A focus on the western region of Mongolia, where there are no other donor activities or mining investments; d) Promotion of a focused intervention (VET) that has a strong and positive correlation with people s employability and the country s economic and social development; and e) Benefiting from an important Swiss comparative advantage.
Research shows a positive correlation between diverse management teams and superior performance.
Unlike the widely used positive correlation test for asymmetric information, which searches for a positive correlation between insurance demand and risk experience, the unused observables test is not confounded by heterogeneity in individual preference parameters that may affect insurance demand.
One of the notable changes in manufacturing since 2007 is that the positive correlation between poverty and petroleum and coal products manufacturing has declined.
The average values of the velocity perturbations in the three orthogonal directions were all negative while the velocity perturbations components of the largest remnant were all positive, showing a positive correlation between the two.
A positive correlation between stem SWV and Young's modulus of wood has been reported (Ishiguri et al.
There was a positive correlation between hours of CPAP use and the decrease in 24-hour average blood pressure.
If two things vary in parallel, that is a positive correlation - but it does not prove one causes the other.
That there is a positive correlation between adherence to the principles and an operation's outcome makes this a 'must have' reference for any military collection, packed with key references and writings.