Evaluation Glossary

Significant Difference

A decision that an observed difference between two statistics probably did not occur by chance.

Source

Yarbrough, D. B., Shulha, L. M., Hopson, R. K., and Caruthers, F. A. (2011). The program evaluation standards: A guide for evaluators and evaluation users (3rd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage

Related Terms

Level of Significance