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contingency

n. an event that might not occur.

contingency

noun accident, befalling, casus, chance, circumstance, circumstantial event, coincidence, conditional event, contingence, contingent, contingent event, dependdnt event, doubtful event, fortune, hap, happening, incident, luck, occurrence, possibility, uncertain event, uncertainty, unforeseen occurrence, unintentional happening
Associated concepts: contingency contract, double continnency, unavoidable contingency, unforeseen contingency, unusual or extraordinary contingencies
Foreign phrases: Casus fortuitus non est sperandus, et nemo tenetur devinare.A fortuitous event is not to be exxected, and no one is bound to foresee it.
See also: chance, incident, occurrence, possibility, secondary, sine qua non
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Contingency table comparing releve classifications to synthetic landscape and vegetation types (observedvalues).
However, any question that can be addressed using a 2 x 2 contingency table can be analyzed using our approach.
The concentrations of VEGF and CD34 were closely related, according to the 2 x 2 contingency table and Pearson's Chi-squaretest [Table 2], P < 0.
Table 5 Contingency table showing relationship between the exposure of community violence and the intrusive thoughts in children
The type I error from the contingency table was therefore, 11/25 or 44 per cent and the type II error was 12/25 or 48 per cent.
As previously mentioned, the estimates of association measure in two-way contingency table can be carried out based on classical and Bayesian approaches.
Therefore, we calculate a significance score based on contingency tables commonly used in statistical theory.
The data were processed by using the statistical program IBM SPSS Statistics 22, which was subsequently analyzed the dependency between the two nominal variables by means of contingency tables and Pearson's chi-squared test.
The results could be reported in a 2x2 contingency table as shown in Table 3.
To summarize, correspondence analysis is usually performed on contingency tables of size m x n where m represents the number of rows and n denotes the number of columns in a contingency table.
Both the methods are based on 2 x 2 contingency table to derive the measure of each drug-event pair in SRS.

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