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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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In terms of data organization, it is summarized in the formation of contingency tables, in which the main characteristics of the statistical analysis are characterized by assessing the independence between variables, studying the conditional distributions, understanding the association between categories, as well as a comprehensive graphical representation and interpreting of the results.
No other explanatory variables considered met the final 0.01 level of significance either regarding contingency tables' analysis or ANOVA.
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 significance of VEGF and CD34 was demonstrated using the 2 x 2 contingency table and Pearson's Chi-square test [Table 1], P < 0.05].{Figure 1}{Table 1}
Table 3 Contingency table showing relationship between the exposure of community violence and the level of aggression in children
It has been also tested that the significant effect difference for virulence expression between biofilm-forming isolates and planktonic cells was determined by the equality of mean differences through Chi-square 2 x 2 contingency table at 95% confidence interval.
When we apply these results in a contingency table, we find that there is a greater incidence of acute kidney injury in the HES group, without statistically significant differences: RD -0.018, RR: 1.51, CI 95%: 0.6-3.8 (Table 2).
In the contingency table the row total denotes the prediction made from the dichotomous classification model while the column total denotes the profile status of- the firms.
A number of subjects in each group falling in each category can be summarized in a two-way contingency table. Total numbers of subjects in group 1 and group 2 are [n.sub.1] and [n.sub.2], which are assumed to be fixed.
The numbers are put into a contingency table that is two rows by two columns.

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