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Fig. 65 Bimodal distribution . The peaks (or modes) represent the character values of height and weight for men and women.

bimodal distribution

a 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.
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Bimodal distributions provided the most optimal fit for each year of CSF A[beta] 1-42 concentrations (all P < 0.05).
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From the SPLOM, it is notable that the fourth gene module not only has an eigengene with bimodal distribution but also is involved in effective separation of the cells.
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The number of methods demonstrating a bimodal distribution of the results was determined.
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There was little variation in the Prob1 value, which indicates the probability of a kernel to be in the putative subpopulation 1 (with smaller kernel size) of the bimodal distribution. These values were close to 0.5, indicating that the two subpopulations contained about the same number of kernels in each respective postulated subpopulation.
This analysis involves combined groups of boys and girls, a serious problem because bimodal distributions spuriously inflate correlations; that includes coefficients involving the sex x exposure interaction, conceivably explaining the "significant" PCB results.