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non-parametric

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Definition of non-parametric in English:

adjective

Statistics
Not involving any assumptions as to the form or parameters of a frequency distribution.
Example sentences
  • 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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