Contingency

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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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We broke down the dataset in a series of 2x2 contingency tables like the one presented in Figure 1.
Table 7 Contingency table showing relationship between the exposure of community violence and the rate of bad academic performance in children
Altham, "Exact Bayesian analysis of a 2 x 2 contingency table, and Fisher's 'exact' significance test," Journal of the Royal Statistical Society.
j] have the same interpretations as in the 2x2 contingency table (above) but the range of the scale is extended to i,j=1, .
When using correspondence analysis approach, a contingency table of frequencies is usually standardized firstly.
These approaches solely depend on the information contained in 2 x 2 contingency table.
The analyses for this report consisted of chi-square contingency table tests employing a level of significance of p<0.
According with the first contingency table, consumers who have bought counterfeits and know people into their environment that buy fakes represent 11,1% of the sample.
Example 2: Consider the contingency table (CT), in Table I, for the customer preference to buy tea or coffee.
The first step in this approach is to build the contingency table which basically is the matrix format representation of the original table.
Loglinear analysis is an extension of the two-way contingency table where the conditional relationship between two or more discrete, categorical variables is analyzed by taking the natural logarithm of the cell frequencies within a contingency table.

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