the degree to which there is an uneven distribution of resources among different groups of individuals and states (91)
A process of grouping data according to a common characteristic.
the process of separating into segregated groups and areas
A way of ordering individual people within a social system. The different rungs of the ladder depend on, for example, income, education, work, or power. The term can also mean ranking anything on different levels, by group or category.
division into groups. Stratification may also refer to a process to control for differences in confounding variables, by making separate estimates for groups of individuals who have the same values for the confounding variable. ( Therapy)
Statistical tool based on showing data so that individual characteristics can be observed. The process of grouping data according to common characteristics so that these differences which might affect the outcome of the research can be taken into account.
A technique for organizing data to better understand the process producing the data and to identify potential improvement opportunities. Stratification groups individual numbers into meaningful categories or classifications according to some criterion such as time, location, type, source, reason, etc.