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negative

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inverse relationship

the relationship between two variables where an increase in one variable, such as PRICE, is associated with a decrease in another variable, such as QUANTITY DEMANDED. Compare POSITIVE RELATIONSHIP.
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We found that several studies reported not only a lack of association between low LDL-C, but most people in these studies exhibited an inverse relationship, which means that higher LDL-C among the elderly is often associated with longer life," Diamond noted.
Similar to the association with all-cause mortality, there was a strong inverse relationship between coffee consumption and CVD mortality.
This association parallels the inverse relationship between diabetes and education levels, which is consistent with low education being a marker for socio-economic deprivation.
Furthermore Sobel test indicated that negative emotions at work fully mediated the inverse relationship between surface acting and job satisfaction whereas positive emotions at work mediated between display rule demands of expressing positive emotions and job satisfaction.
These values showed an inverse relationship with atmospheric CO2 concentrations.
A dramatic inverse relationship exists between wines differentiated by bottle price.
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Keywords: Farm size, Productivity, Inverse relationship, Small and large farms
The inverse relationship between the team's salary coefficient of variation and the likelihood of postseason play suggests that supersized young superstar contracts may not only anger veterans on a team, but also adversely affect overall team performance, thereby hurting the team's chances of making the playoffs.
Among 10 participants with high prenatal lead exposure, the authors found evidence of an inverse relationship between umbilical cord lead concentration and expression of ADAM9, RTAT4, and LRPAP1, genes whose products are believed to affect A[beta] production and deposition.
The study found an inverse relationship between the nominal stock price and the stock performance YTD.
In contrast, all six studies in which serum vitamin D was measured following diagnosis of breast cancer showed a significant inverse relationship.