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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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To retain trust in official statistics, the statistical agencies need to decide according to strictly professional considerations, including scientific principles and professional ethics, on the methods and procedures for the collection, processing, storage and presentation of statistical data.
sup][1] Robust statistical designing, sound statistical analysis, and standardized presentation are important to enhance the quality and transparency of biomedical research.
The articles were carefully reviewed for statistical methods and designs, and then recorded accordingly.
Neglecting to define how to measure evidence is a significant failure for any proposed theory of statistical inference, declares Evans.
Muscat, April 21 (ONA) The GCC Statistical Centre today organized the coordination meeting between the Centre and the regional and Arab organizations.
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10625, otherwise known as the Philippine Statistical Act of 2013 finally took effect last December 29, 2013.
This research has aimed at constructing Criterion Referenced Test to measure the statistical competencies of the Post-graduate Students in Education Colleges in Yemeni Universities, at examining the validity of the test's grades (the descriptive validity and the Domain Selection Validity), at examining the test's grades Reliability according to (Livingston).
Bulgarian Mariana Kotseva, who is to be appointed deputy head of Eurostat, will have the task of increasing the professional independence of all member states' national statistical offices.
The Statistical Office of the European Union (Eurostat) was set up in 1953 to supply the statistical information that the European Coal and Steel Community (ECSC) needed in order to function smoothly.
Federal Decree stipulated that the Centre will develop modern legislation giving legal framework for statistical work in the country and will specify the competent authority for compiling official statistical data and will define its duties as well as its relations with federal and local institutions, especially the statistics centres of the local governments and the private sector.

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