“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.
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.