nonparametric statistic

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Noun1.nonparametric statistic - a statistic computed without knowledge of the form or the parameters of the distribution from which observations are drawn
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
rank-difference correlation, rank-difference correlation coefficient, rank-order correlation, rank-order correlation coefficient - the most commonly used method of computing a correlation coefficient between the ranks of scores on two variables
Kendall test - any of several nonparametric measures of correlation (used when the assumptions of standard correlational analysis are not met)
fourfold point correlation, phi coefficient, phi correlation - an index of the relation between any two sets of scores that can both be represented on ordered binary dimensions (e.g., male-female)
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Categorical and ordinal data are analysed through nonparametric statistic, while interval or ratio data are to the parametric (Sheskin, 2004).
As a nonparametric statistic, the Mann-Whitney U would typically be used with ordinal data to assess differences between two groups.
As one outcome variable (MCS) lacked a normal distribution, a nonparametric statistic was used (Spearman test).
Nonparametric Statistics on Manifolds and Their Applications to Object Data Analysis
111-125, 2004, The International Conference on Recent Trends and Directions in Nonparametric Statistics.
Chapters cover both conceptual and theoretical understanding of discrete and continuous random variables, hypothesis testing, simple regression, nonparametric statistics, and more.
Rank transformations as a bridge between parametric and nonparametric statistics.
Nonparametric statistics were applied as variables were assumed to be ordinal.
Moreover, because nonparametric statistics use basic mathematics, the researcher with only a moderate background in statistics can feasibly calculate them by hand.
We determined 99th percentile reference cutoffs by nonparametric statistics following Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute guidelines C28-A2.