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1. symbol for studentized range statistic.

2. symbol for the probability of failure in a binary trial: q = 1 – p.


1. see Cochran Q test

2. see Yule’s Q.

3. symbol for a specific quartile (e.g., Q1, first quartile; Q3, third quartile).

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loss of consciousness (LOC)

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