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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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This section will present the descriptive statistics and results of the data analysis.
Frequency is calculated by frequency test in descriptive statistic.
430) shows that the trend of descriptive statistics was insignificant over the three periods at 5% level of significance.
In descriptive statistics of employees of banking shows, respect to you where N is the sample size which is 350 and minimum is 4 which is agree and the maximum is 5 which is strongly agree and mean is 4.
A notable exception to this was Li and Lo's (Chapter 12) use of the recently introduced 2011 Canadian National Household Survey (NHS) for some basic descriptive statistics for the Vancouver CMA.
Fruit Number: Table 3 depicts descriptive statistics for fruit number in the Strawberry cultivars studied.
Descriptive statistics results for 'waste elimination' (Table 6) are very unanimous, similarly as for 'maintenance' (Table 7) where only greater deviation by claim nr.
Table 2 provides the descriptive statistics of the means for each quarter for the ten DCF variables.
Tests used to analyze the data included frequency analysis for descriptive statistics on the entire sample, as well as Independent Samples T-Tests to determine the descriptive statistics for the study variables.
The application includes a range of basic statistical methods and advanced multivariate statistical methods, such as descriptive statistics, t-test, f-test, nonparametric test, factor analysis, principal component analysis, cluster analysis, discrimination analysis, and correspondence analysis.
This study used descriptive statistics to analyze the primary data which was collected through a questionnaire covering six schools in Ahfad University for Women.