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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That negative correlation makes perfect sense because the higher the price of gold goes, the less gold investors will be able to buy for a dollar.
The same historical negative correlation can also be found in the years to follow.
The analysis in this paper uncovers a robust negative correlation.
Table 1 summarizes negative correlation between SBP and well-being index, but the correlation is not statistically significant.
There was a very high negative correlation between ATOP scale and the general score of HPLP II (p<0.001), a high negative correlation between ATOP scale and HR, PA and SG subscales (p<0.001), and a negative moderate correlation between the ATOP scale and N (p<0.01), IR(p<0.01) and SM (p<0.05) subscales.
The number of heading days showed a negative correlation (-0.44) with thousand grains weight.
There was a negative correlation for higher pain scores with the odds of recommending an IUD to a friend and perceiving the IUD worth the effort.
Results have shown that there is a negative correlation between self-harm and depression, anxiety and stress.
'The findings revealed a negative correlation between paternal care and depressive symptoms,' Gitonga said.
Serum Insulin, TNF-[alpha], IL-1[beta], and Glucose Levels" section, the text reading "Spearman correlation analysis revealed that serum levels of insulin were positively correlated with TNF-[alpha] (r = 0.8052, P < 0.05) and IL-1[beta] (r = 0.7661, P <0.05) and showed significantly negative correlation between serum insulin levels and serum glucose levels (r = -0.7600, P < 0.05) (Figure 5)" should be corrected as follows.
In general the results showed a negative correlation (-0.36) between the milk yield and number of somatic cells.
In particular, the negative correlation between distance to an abortion provider and use of abortion services supports the generally understood need for more adequate access to family planning services.