Z score

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Z score

Statistical measure that quantifies the distance (measured in standard deviations) a data point is from the mean of a data set. Separately, Z score is the output from a credit-strength test that gauges the likelihood of bankruptcy.

Z Score

In statistics, the number of standard deviations a data point is from the mean value. Measuring the Z-score of a company is used to help determine a company's likelihood of bankruptcy.
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For example, Hishinuma and Tadaki (1997) demonstrated that among some of the subtests on the Wechsler Individual Achievement Test (WIAT), students in lower grade levels could obtain a standard score only slightly below the mean of 100, but a GE score significantly lower than their actual grade placement.
According to the data on the first page of medical records of 51,760 patients who were discharged from October 1, 2007 to September 30, 2008 in the database of a large general hospital, the standard scores of the median length of hospital stay, per capita medical cost, cure rate, and the rate of good-quality cases of 31 clinical departments in the hospital can be calculated using the aforementioned formula in combination with the case classification information provided by the 'case classification-based quality and cost management system' software (Table 2 refers).
The SLSEQ-TV writing scores and the Broad Writing Standard Scores were also compared separately.
An ANOVA comparing the average standard scores of participants from low (1-3), mid (4-7), and high (8-10) decile schools revealed no significant differences between the standard scores of each group, F(2, 43) = 2.
While the general public might not be too alarmed at such a rate because it appears to be close to a high school level, an examination of the standard scores underscores the significance of this low level.
30 minutes), produces standard scores with a mean of 100 (Sd = 15), is adminis tered in either a group or individual format, and may be hand scored or computer scored.
This highly reliable and valid test yields standard scores that are rated as either consistent or inconsistent with the child's expected functioning when compared to same age peers (Newborg, et al.
The empirically selected cutoff score was 90; all children who received a standard score [less than or equal to] 90 were identified as needing further evaluation.
To compare the posttest DSSQ scores of the card-sort condition and the two vigilance conditions against the DSSQ norm group mean, t tests against the hypothesis of no difference (a standard score of 0) were carried out on the mean of the card-sort group on each DSSQ factor and the combined mean of the two vigilance conditions on each factor.
The long-term investment, worth about pounds 1m a year, will establish a standard score for customer service across the group and a performance target against which every dealership will be measured.
2 standard score points higher on the Social Skills scale posttest than those at the comparison school.
The score range has been divided into seven standard score intervals (referred to as living standard levels 1 to 7).
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