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statistics

  1. methods of collecting and analysing numerical data.
  2. a group of data.

    Businesspeople make considerable use of statistical methods such as collecting SAMPLES in order to make STATISTICAL INFERENCES in such areas as MARKETING RESEARCH and QUALITY CONTROL. They also use government economic data in monitoring changes in the business environment.

statistics

  1. a branch of mathematics that studies the theory and methods of collecting, tabulating and analysing numerical data.
  2. a grouping of data. Economic analysis makes extensive use of economic data, which are subjected to statistical analysis in order to test ECONOMIC THEORIES. See HYPOTHESIS TESTING, ECONOMETRICS.
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Under the new understanding, both parties will now exchange information and statistical data for the Emirate of Dubai, according to their specific requirements.
The Sharjah Department of Statistics and Community Development is the only authorized statistical body in the emirate and the source of official statistical data, as well as the body mandated with all community development related policies and plans.
She admitted that tough challenges are ahead when it comes to producing high-quality statistical information in short terms, since the statistical data is becoming increasingly crucial in times of crisis.
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At the workshop Nassim Al Mehairi explained Statistics Department's operating system to deliver prompt analysis and dissemination of statistical data vital to the trading sector.
Rethinking High School Graduation Rates & Trends scrutinizes current sources of statistical data on high school completion and dropout rates, taking into account the findings of the Census Bureau Household Survey, historical trends, the General Education Development (GED) issue and more to draw mixed conclusions.
In a move that gives more emphasis to the San Fernando Valley, the Southern California Association of Governments agreed Thursday to create a Valley subregion for assessing statistical data.
A wealth of charts and graphs and a handful of black-and-white photographs illustrate excavated finds from pottery to ceramic human figurines to floors of former dwellings, estimated dates, statistical data and patterns concerning discoveries, and much more.
A centralized development office with an experienced executive director for development, more training for staff, an organizational culture that promotes teambuilding, business and strategic planning that includes a quarterly review of results against projections, a proper collection and maintenance of statistical data, donor cultivation, and proper use of technology need to be implemented, according to an audit report released to national church management and some staff in January.
Production, distribution, and consumption: Comparing statistical data on income, employment, and other facets of U.
Data display options include the measured value, variation, trend graph or histogram, as well as statistical data such as Cp, Cpk, standard deviation and mean.
has launched Housing Economics Online, a web-based publication that provides subscribers with analysis of economic and housing market trends as well as the latest housing economic statistical data.

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