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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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The other point is that my company offers quite comprehensive services, not only medical writing but also translations and medical statistics, which is also an asset.
Gray, professor of medical statistics at the University of Oxford (U.
Similarly, Firyal al-Balushi, a medical professional from Oman, said that there was no proper information about the medical statistics especially in the Middle East and the African countries.
The medical statistics show that one in every ten persons suffers from diabetes and one in every five from hypertension.
Note: Speaking of the Boston Marathon, we received some staggering medical statistics from the 2012 race which took place in temperatures climbing to above 80 degrees Fahrenheit.
Washington, Aug 22 ( ANI ): Republican lawmaker Todd Akin has contradicted medical statistics with his offensive comment that "women who are victims of 'legitimate rape' rarely get pregnant.
He said according to medical statistics the cancer rates in the UAE reached 11 per cent of the total population which is too high and requires highly specialised treatment.
Joan Morris, professor of medical statistics at Queen Mary, University of London and editor of the report, said: "We know that the incidence is not increasing.
The Indian Council of Medical Research established National Institute of Epidemiology (NIE) on July 2,1999 by merging the Central JALMA Institute for Leprosy (CJIL) Field Unit, Avadi, Chennai, with the Institute for Research in Medical Statistics, Chennai.
According to the International Medical Statistics, the Cephalosporin drug accounts for around $20 billion of it," said Anvwar Balushi.
The National Center for Health Statistics, a division of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), tracks a host of medical statistics useful to medical device manufacturers.
The board also approved the change of the title of doctorate in epidemics and medical statistics at the Medicine and Health Sciences College to doctorate into epidemics and general health to cope with most of the specialties of the Family Medicine and General Health Division.

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