Terms used in official statistics

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Correlation ratio


The measure of the correlation of the characteristic Y with respect to X for which the values are grouped in a correlation table when both features are measurable or at least Y is quantifiable. Takes values from the interval [0; 1]. It measures the power of correlation irrespective of the shape of dependence. It is an asymmetric measure.

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GUS – Departament Programowania, Koordynacji Badań i Rejestrów