Which sports is popular in the area with high “walking fan” ratio?

“Walking fan” plays which other sports?? Correlation helps you to understand such relationship between two data(parameters).

You may get the correlation coefficient, showing the level of correlation from -1 to 1, extremly easily with Excel functions (=CORREL).

The data showing players ratio (in each prefecture population) indicate te correlations with “walking fan” ratio.

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Correlation coefficient : 1: Perfect correlation   , 0 : No correlation,   -1: Perfect correlation in opposite direction

The result shows:

 – The more walking fan, the more jogging fan

 – The more walking fan, the more golf lovers

 – The more walking fan, the more pingpong players

But you can see almost no correlation between baseball players ratio and walking fan ratio.

Really interesting!!

 

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