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con·tin·gen·cy ta·ble

a tabular cross-classification of data such that subcategories of one characteristic are indicated in rows (horizontally) and subcategories of another are indicated in columns (vertically).
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Fig. 119 Contingency table . A contingency table for eye and hair colours in a sample population.

contingency table

a method of presenting results so as to show relationships between two characters which can then be tested statistically by a modified CHI-SQUARED TEST (the heterogeneity chi-square test). For example, eye colour and hair colour might be measured in a sample population and the results presented in a contingency table.
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In order to determine the intensity of correlation between the change in ownership and profitability, we calculate contingency coefficient:
(Chi-Square Tests = 512,240, Contingency Coefficient = 0,741, Asymp.
Dating girls exerted greater levels of verbal violence than boys [84.6% versus 47.6%, respectively; [chi square](1) = 9.043, p < .005, contingency coefficient = .124].
To determine the strength of the diagnosed correlations, T-Czuprow and C-Pearson contingency coefficients were used (More: Aczel and Sounderpardian, 2009).
(31) With 2 degrees of freedom, [chi square] = 3.23 and a contingency coefficient of .198.
(3) Chi-square = 24.23, Contingency Coefficient = .19
To verify if there were differences among the proportions of founded nests according to the rainfall (or temperature) and the year under consideration was calculated: [X.sup.2], Pearson's contingency coefficient (C), and Goodman's test.
To address the continuity hypothesis a Contingency Coefficient was computed between respondents reports of their daydream and dream perspectives.
Thus it should not matter whether the database contains few trials if the contingency coefficient is calculated properly from the available data.
Chi-square was used to test for the presence of a relationship between preferences and activities; in addition a contingency coefficient was calculated to assess the amount of variance explained by the relationship.
Our summary measure of association, the contingency coefficient (cc), is not shown in this table, but all of the coefficients were in the expected direction and, except for one case (p = .055, for the "senior center" question), were signigicantly different from zero.

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