Definition of Rank-order correlation coefficient

1. Noun. The most commonly used method of computing a correlation coefficient between the ranks of scores on two variables.




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Literary usage of Rank-order correlation coefficient

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1. Women in Rice Farming: Proceedings of a Conference on Women in Rice Farming by International Rice Research Institute (1985)
"For this purpose, the concept of rank-order correlation coefficient is next measured, again using the Shiga Data, as is shown in Table 3.6. ..."

2. Chapter 11 Venue Choices by Large Public Companies: Report to the Committee by Gordon Bermant, Arlene Jorgensen Hillestad, Aaron Kerry (1997)
"The Spearman rank-order correlation coefficient relating the two measures for the Delaware cases is 0.90 (f = 8.21, df= 15, p < .001). ..."

3. Consumer Information in a Changing Health Care System by Judith A. Sangl (1996)
"These two aspects of problem perception—importance and difficulty— are only slightly correlated with a Spearman rank order correlation coefficient of .22 ..."

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