Definition of Analysis of variance

1. Noun. A statistical method for making simultaneous comparisons between two or more means; a statistical method that yields values that can be tested to determine whether a significant relation exists between variables.

Exact synonyms: Anova
Category relationships: Statistics
Generic synonyms: Multivariate Analysis

Definition of Analysis of variance

1. Noun. (statistics) A collection of statistical models, and their associated procedures, in which the observed variance is partitioned into components due to different explanatory variables. ¹

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Medical Definition of Analysis of variance

1. A statistical technique that isolates and assesses the contributions of categorical independent variables to variation in the mean of a continuous dependent variable. (12 Dec 1998)

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Literary usage of Analysis of variance

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1. Urban Schools: The Challenge of Location and Poverty by Laura Lippman, Shelley Burns, Edith K. McArthur (1996)
"analysis of variance is the primary statistical test used to answer these questions. Although hierarchical linear modeling was considered as a possible ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"A trend analysis of variance performed on the ... analysis of variance of difference scores (F= 115.8, df = 5/45, P< .005) and multiple comparison tests ..."

3. Alcohol Use Among U. S. Ethnic Minorities edited by Danielle Spiegler (1993)
"However, analysis of variance is a special case of regression analysis (Cohen and ... Weighted and unweighted means from the analysis of variance are of ..."

4. Meta-Analysis of Drug Abuse Prevention Programs edited by William J. Bukoski (1998)
"First, a repeated-measures multivariate analysis of variance (MANOVA) was found to be nonsignificant for programs (N = 4) with results in all four time ..."

5. Statistics and Science: A Festschrift for Terry Speed by Darlene Renee Goldstein, Terry Speed (2003)
"I. Block structure and the null analysis of variance, Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, ... analysis of variance models in orthogonal designs, ..."

6. Potential Groundwater Contamination from Intentional and Nonintentional by Robert Pitt, Shirley Clark, Keith Parmer (1994)
"analysis of variance of the rank-converted water-quality data at the exfiltration pipe ... analysis of variance results at other study areas indicated few ..."

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