Asymmetry of the distribution of data; a distribution is skewed to the right, when the mean exceeds the median and the right tail is therefore longer than the left (typical for variables with a fixed lower but without upper bound, e.g. number of episodes); opp. normal distribution; → see also ceiling effect, floor effect.
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Nahler, G. (2009). skewness. In: Dictionary of Pharmaceutical Medicine. Springer, Vienna. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-211-89836-9_1298
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