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Acta Médica Costarricense

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CAMACHO-SANDOVAL, Jorge. Asociación entre variables: correlación no paramétrica. Acta méd. costarric [online]. 2008, vol.50, n.3, pp.144-146. ISSN 0001-6002.

A description is made on how to estimate the Spearman correlation coefficient and in what conditions it is appropriate to use it. Also, how to make hypotheses tests to determine if the estimated coefficient is significantly different from zero is described.

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