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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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Schweber provides interesting insights into the status of demography and vital statistics in France and England in the nineteenth century.
But part of the answer is to be found not in the empirical world of vital statistics and census data, but in the slippery realm of culture.
As part of the implementation plan, the Vital Statistics Office selected Streamline Health's remotely-hosted solution, allowing them to more quickly implement accessANYware(TM), DataManager and Release of Information Workflow(TM) solutions, with the technical support of Streamline Health's trained IT staff.
The partnership not only benefits the patients at Winter Park Memorial Hospital by enhancing their experience, but will also allow Orange County Health Department Vital Statistics program, to expedite services.
This program will enhance the valuable information and content these sites already provide with vital statistics on individual vehicles," says Scott Fredericks, Director of Consumer Marketing for Carfax.
Tenth-placed Ripping did little to suggest last week's Group 2 event was outstanding when finding a couple too good at Salisbury on Wednesday, but Vital Statistics looks progressive and should appreciate the step up in distance.
The Safe Wise Kids photo identification event, part of a campaign by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, provides parents with an identification document that features a photograph and space to record vital statistics.
This report provides vital statistics and information of the companies.
The Trapeze Mobility System uses identity-based networking which enables VLAN and subnet memberships, authentications, access control lists (ACLs), roaming policies, bandwidth usage and other vital statistics to stay with and track users as they move between any wired and wireless environment.