bimodal distribution(redirected from Bimodal Distributions)
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Etymology: L, bis + modus, measure
the distribution of quantitative data into two clusters. It is suggestive of two separate normally distributed populations from which the data are drawn.
bimodal distributiona statistical pattern in which the frequencies of values in a sample have two distinct peaks, even though parts of the distribution may overlap. For example, the sexual differences between men and women for such characters as height and weight produce a bimodal distribution.
a distribution with two peaks separated by a region of low frequency of observations.