contingency table


noun Statistics.

the frequency distribution for a two-way statistical classification.

Nearby words

  1. contingencies,
  2. contingency,
  3. contingency fund,
  4. contingency plan,
  5. contingency reserve,
  6. contingency tax,
  7. contingent,
  8. contingent beneficiary,
  9. contingent fee,
  10. contingent liability

Origin of contingency table

First recorded in 1945–50

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British Dictionary definitions for contingency table

contingency table

noun

statistics an array having the frequency of occurrence of certain events in each of a number of samples
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