Spearman's rho


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Spearman's rho

[spir′mənz rō′]
Etymology: Charles E. Spearman, English psychologist, 1863-1945; rho, 17th letter in the Greek alphabet
a statistical test for correlation between two rank-ordered scales. It yields a statement of the degree of interdependence of the scores of the two scales.

Spearman's rho,

n.pr a statistical test for correlation between two rank-ordered scales. It yields a statement of the degree of interdependence of the scores of the two scales.
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Spearman's rho rank correlation test was used to analyze trends in the size and number of spat consumed.
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