Definition of nonparametric in English:


Syllabification: non·pa·ra·met·ric
Pronunciation: /ˌnänparəˈmetrik


  • Not involving any assumptions as to the form or parameters of a frequency distribution.
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    • Parametric and non-parametric statistical tests were used.
    • As the distributions of the outcome measures were frequently skewed, non-parametric statistical tests were used.
    • Reanalysis of the data with non-linear and non-parametric methods and assumptions did not change any of the inferences drawn.

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