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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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222) Through the use of published records and an institutional context framework, Schweber analyzes the events and developments that had an impact on the struggle of demography and vital statistics for disciplinary recognition.
The portrait of increased premarital sex, painted by vital statistics, is further corroborated by fertility data compiled by the U.
Vital Statistics will issue certificates to prove that a domestic partnership has been registered, and will also officially terminate a domestic partnership under certain circumstances including marriage to a third party by one of the domestic partners.
To strengthen the existing database in vital statistics data are needed.
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Drawing on vital statistics and census data, the author argues that the Sexual Revolution was unfolding in the United States during the 1940s and 1950s.
IF YOU haven't been quizzed in a club or at a pride event, you still have a chance to fill in this year's Vital Statistics gay men's sex survey.
Vital statistics such as average call waiting times can be continuously tracked.
OTTAWA -- Immigrants are less likely than native-born Canadians to commit suicide, according to a study of Canadian vital statistics data.
Vital Statistics Agency, appears to be part of a pattern in our province to acquiesce readily to the gay lobbyists' agenda.
Data from the registry and from Norway's vital statistics system permitted the investigators to examine the incidence of infant mortality (deaths by age one), preterm delivery (before 37 weeks' gestation) and low birth weight (less than 2,500 g), as well as maternal characteristics.