Definition of split-half in English:


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[attributive] Statistics
Relating to or denoting a technique of splitting a body of supposedly homogeneous data into two halves and calculating the results separately for each to assess their reliability.
More example sentences
  • For those familiar with the split-half method for assessing reliability, alpha has an additional interpretation worth noting.
  • Reliability was assessed by examining the split-half reliability utilizing even and odd questions of the LESP.
  • These findings are consistent with the fact that the split-half reliability correlations fall well within the 95% confidence intervals for the cross-procedure correlations.

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