tests of significance meaning
Statistical tests based on calculating the probability that a given result could have been obtained as the result of sampling errors. An estimate, for example, is statistically significantly different from zero at the 5 per cent level if, given the variance of the population, there is a less than 5 per cent chance that an estimate as far from zero as this could have been produced by a random sample of the size used.
- test of significance
- About 800 rules meeting that test of significance are issued every year.
- Probability and statistics was focused on probability distributions and tests of significance.
- It therefore squarely passes the test of significance.
- The test of significance is designed to assess the strength of the evidence against the null hypothesis.