## contingency table

noun

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.

## contingency table

Noun

(*plural* contingency tables)

- (statistics) A table presenting the joint distribution of two categorical variables.
- (statistics) 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.