**Contingency table** — In statistics, a contingency table (also referred to as cross tabulation or cross tab) is a type of table in a matrix format that displays the (multivariate) frequency distribution of the variables. It is often used to record and analyze the… … Wikipedia

**contingency table** — Contingency tables, often referred to as cross classifications or cross tabulations, are tables of counts which describe and analyse the relationship between two or more variables in a data set. They contain row variables across the horizontal… … Dictionary of sociology

**contingency table** — a table used to display statistical data according to two characteristics, each having a number of mutually inclusive categories; categories of one characteristic are listed in rows and categories of the other characteristic are listed in columns … Medical dictionary

**contingency table** — noun mathematics : a table in which the rows tabulate the frequency distribution of one variable and the columns that of another, serving therefore to indicate the existence of a contingency or correlation between the variables compare… … Useful english dictionary

**contingency table** — noun a) A table presenting the joint distribution of two categorical variables. b) An arrangement of data containing the joint distribution of two or more categorical variables, usually in a database, a series of tables, or a special… … Wiktionary

**contingency table** — noun Statistics a table showing the distribution of one variable in rows and another in columns, used to study the correlation between the two … English new terms dictionary

**contingency table** — Statistics. the frequency distribution for a two way statistical classification. [1945 50] * * * … Universalium

**contingency table** — contin′gency ta ble n. sta the frequency distribution for a two way statistical classification • Etymology: 1945–50 … From formal English to slang

**contingency table** — /kənˈtɪndʒənsi teɪbəl/ (say kuhn tinjuhnsee taybuhl) noun the frequency distribution for a two way statistical classification … Australian English dictionary

**2 Ð§ 2 contingency table** — a contingency table having two rows and two columns … Medical dictionary