critical ratio

[ krit-i-kuhl rey-shoh, ‐rey-shee-oh ]
/ ˈkrɪt ɪ kəl ˈreɪ ʃoʊ, ‐ˈreɪ ʃiˌoʊ /

noun Statistics.

a ratio associated with the probability of a sample, usually the ratio of the deviation from the mean to the standard deviation: The critical ratios were created by dividing the skewness by the standard error values for each variable.

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Origin of critical ratio

First recorded in 1910–15
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020