Statistics, Nonparametric
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A class of statistical methods applicable to a large set of probability distributions used to test for correlation, location, independence, etc. In most nonparametric statistical tests, the original scores or observations are replaced by another variable containing less information. An important class of nonparametric tests employs the ordinal properties of the data. Another class of tests uses information about whether an observation is above or below some fixed value such as the median, and a third class is based on the frequency of the occurrence of runs in the data. (From McGrawHill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed, p1284; Corsini, Concise Encyclopedia of Psychology, 1987, p7645)
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D018709

MeSH Number(s) 
E05.318.740.995 N05.715.360.750.760 N06.850.520.830.995

Concept/Terms 
Statistics, Nonparametric Statistics, Nonparametric
 Nonparametric Statistics
 Statistics, NonParametric
 Statistics, Non Parametric
 NonParametric Statistics
 Non Parametric Statistics
RankSum Tests RankSum Tests
 Rank Sum Tests
 RankSum Test
 Test, RankSum
 Tests, RankSum
MannWhitney U Test MannWhitney U Test
 Mann Whitney U Test
 Test, MannWhitney U
 U Test, MannWhitney

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