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contingency table


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A statistical table that shows the observed frequencies of data elements classified according to two variables, with the rows indicating one variable and the columns indicating the other variable.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A table presenting the joint distribution of two categorical variables.
  • n. An arrangement of data containing the joint distribution of two or more categorical variables, usually in a database, a series of tables, or a special visualization.


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