Consequently, the use of the following methods was applied: absolute and relative frequency of statistical code, sorting according to one or more of the statistical characters and measure of association (association coefficient (1) and Hamann rate of association (2)) (Trebuna & Halcikova, 2012).
Statistician had made a distinction between measure of significance and measure of association. A measure of significance tells whether the relationship between two variables might be result of chance alone but measure of association how strong the relationship between two variables.
Spearman's rho is also a popular measure of association. Unlike the Pearson correlation, it also applies to non-linear relationship, thereby addressing the aforementioned limitation associated with the Pearson correlation.
Names are fascinating.They simultaneously mean nothing and everything.They are the ultimate measure of association. I remember having a conversation with director Mahmoud Kbour about his documentary Being Osama, which chronicled the lives of six men in Montreal called Osama in the wake of the 9/11 attacks.