Term: Null Hypothesis
Last Updated: 2008-06-17
The statistical hypothesis that a variable is not associated with another variable or set of variables, or that two population distributions do not differ from one another. In other words, it means that the observed results of a study or test are no different from what might have occurred as a result of chance alone.
- Likelihood Ratio Test (LRT)
- Mantel-Haenszel Test
- Pairwise Multiple Comparisons
- Type I Error
- Type II Error
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