measure of association

measure of association

A quantified relationship between exposure and disease.
 
Examples
Relative risk, rate ratio, odds ratio.
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For each pair of whales, the team compared the overlap in repertoire with a measure of association, the proportion of time they elected to swim together.
the t test is a less conservative measure of association than CI).
By calculating the appropriate measure of association, the [crime analyst] could determine the strength of the relationship and its direction.
s]), a nonparametric measure of association, is computed using the SPSS exact test module for small-sample nonparametric tests.
The gamma measure of association showed that all variables were independently associated (P = .
The correlation coefficient is a measure of association between two variables.
Moreover, the measure of association between these variables is strongest in B.
Edwards AWF: The measure of association in a 2 x 2 table.
The youth were asked to indicate how many of their close friends were Chinese or Chinese-Canadian and spoke Chinese on a regular basis, which served as the measure of association with Chinese peers (see Table 1).
Relative risk was calculated as a measure of association by dividing the rate of the disease among the caffeine groups by the rate among those who were least exposed to the caffeine.