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Contingency

An additional amount or percentage added to any cash flow item (ie. Capex). Care is needed to ensure it is either to be spent or to remain as a cushion.

Contingency

A negative situation that may occur and for which one ought to prepare. For example, a company may maintain extra cash reserves to cover unexpected liabilities. See also: Cushion.
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The Chi-square test was found to be significant to 95%, as shown in Table 1, and the degree of dependency between both items was measured through the Contingency Coefficient, which was found to be significant (C=0.
To determine the strength of the diagnosed correlations, T-Czuprow and C-Pearson contingency coefficients were used (More: Aczel and Sounderpardian, 2009).
In relation to the climatic factors, association tests among year, temperature, and rainfall in relation to foundations, by means of Pearsones Contingency Coefficient showed that an association exists among these variables, but association degree among them is not very stronger.
To address the continuity hypothesis a Contingency Coefficient was computed between respondents reports of their daydream and dream perspectives.
Thus it should not matter whether the database contains few trials if the contingency coefficient is calculated properly from the available data.
Chi-square was used to test for the presence of a relationship between preferences and activities; in addition a contingency coefficient was calculated to assess the amount of variance explained by the relationship.
Our summary measure of association, the contingency coefficient (cc), is not shown in this table, but all of the coefficients were in the expected direction and, except for one case (p = .

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