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skewed

adjective Referring to an asymmetrical distribution of data collected in a study or population.

skewed

Epidemiology adjective Referring to an asymmetrical distribution of a population or of data

skewed

Of data that are not normally distributed. See PARAMETRIC.

skewed

curve of a usually unimodal distribution with one tail drawn out more than the other and the median will lie above or below the mean.
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Skewed News Tutor was founded in 2012 by journalist Colleen Bradford Krantz, of Des Moines.
Although skewed sex ratios were found in fathead minnows exposed to another kraft pulp mill effluent in a laboratory experiment (19), well-performed dose-response exposures with effluent from the presently investigated mill would provide additional information.
In a comparative study of the PSQ, CSQ, and ERS, Pascoe, Attkisson, and Roberts (1983) found that the PSQ produced a greater range of scores resulting in less skewed distributions.
This ground-breaking reference manual will assist bridge engineers throughout the United States in moving toward full LRFD implementation and in better understanding the behavior and design of curved or skewed steel bridges.
The six-point margin was skewed slightly by a 104-yard kickoff return for touchdown by Texas' Aaron Ross on the game's final play.
Real complications start at ground floor, with two skewed routes played off against the column grid.
5%, although this is skewed by one institution which had a 28% decline in its average SAT score.
As for who's playing online, today's 13-to-44-year-old online gaming market is skewed slightly more male: 53 percent versus 47 percent female.
With all the unsolved crimes against humans, I think our priorities are skewed.
Its skewed placing was then reconciled with the marching grid of the Lowenzentrum by the addition of a shorter and single-loaded north-running tract on the west side.
Yet, almost with precision, this mayor and his advisers have chosen to create ethnically skewed commissions, .