Contingency Table: Statistics, Probability & Examples


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If a contingency table shows a relationship between sets of data, the data is said to be:

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1. Does the following contingency table show a relationship between height and handedness?

2. Does this contingency table show a relationship between the types of dining and size of the individual (petite, average, or overweight)?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Using this quiz and printable worksheet gives you the chance to review components of a contingency table. You'll examine how these tables show relationships between different things.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • Relationships between sets of data
  • Examples of a contingency table
  • Characteristics of data in a contingency table

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about data in a contingency table in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained regarding how contingency tables show relationships
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about how to properly use contingency tables

Additional Learning

The lesson called Contingency Table: Statistics, Probability & Examples can give you more details about this topic. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Recognize the difference between a marginal total and grand total
  • Understand who used the first contingency table and when
  • Explain components of a contingency table