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(sta-tis'tiks) [L. statisticus, pert. to a status]
The systematic collection, organization, analysis, and interpretation of numerical data pert. to any subject. statistical (-tis'ti-kal), adjective

medical statistics

Statistics pert. to medical sciences, esp. data pert. to human disease.

morbidity statistics

Statistics that enumerate the extent, frequency, or severity of disease in a community.

parametric statistics

The class of statistics based on the assumption that the samples measured are from normally distributed populations.

population statistics

Vital statistics

vital statistics

Statistics relating to births (natality), deaths (mortality), diseases (morbidity), health, and marriage. Vital statistics for the U.S. are published annually by the National Center for Health Statistics of the Department of Health and Human Services.
Synonym: population statistics


pertaining to or emanating from statistics.

statistical efficiency
between-test comparisons are based on the ratio of sample sizes required for the tests to have equal probabilities of detecting the same false null hypothesis; the more efficient test will have the smaller sample size.
statistical methods
procedures for collecting, classifying, summarizing, analyzing and making conclusions about, data. See also regression (4), path analysis, factor, discriminant analysis.
statistical significance

Patient discussion about statistical

Q. What are the known statistics of Autism: Here is a question which needs a very detailed reply please. What are the known statistics of Autism: incidence, cost and ratio?

A. for more statistical information here are 2 sites:

and here is the CDC site link:

Q. Do you know if Propecia can truly stop hair loss and even grow back hair. do you have any statistics about it? do you know if there are any side effects to this medication?

A. it does work but there is some side affects, as in E.D. while you are on the med.

Q. What is the statistic number of women having breast cancer or under the threat of having breast cancer? where would i find a good , and reliable info about the disease ?

A. it is said that today 1 out of any 8 women will have breast cancer. there are also men who has breast cancer but the numbers are considerably lower.
about a good source of info- the site that doctoradhi gave you is pretty good, and you can use also the national medical library link:

good luck!

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4) The six-fold difference between that rate and the rate seen with the harmonic scalpel in the current study is both clinically and statistically significant.
The question is also not whether there is a change in trends, but also whether those changes are statistically significant.
The 0% rate in at least one control school district would have reduced the overall control prevalence rate and thereby may have been responsible for making the difference between the experimental group and the controls statistically insignificant.
Quality measures will be based on a statistically valid sample of cases handled by the operational unit.
When they combined the two data sets, Johannessen and his coworkers found a slight, but statistically significant, drop in Antarctic sea ice extent, amounting to 1.
The availability of no-fee noninterest checking was the only one of the three to have changed a statistically significant amount over the period, rising 5 percentage points.
If the answer is yes, you may still have Class 1 performance if the number of out-of-tolerance deviations is too small to be statistically significant.
0161, with statistically significant differences between SSI/SSDI disability beneficiaries closed in status 26 and SSI/SSDI disability beneficiaries closed in status 26 who were better educated.
To determine whether a difference of scores was statistically significant, a t test for relational means was administered.
Short-term breastfeeding, similarly, was protective for ALL (12% reduced risk), although the observed 10% reduction in risk for AML was not statistically significant.
5% achieved statistically significant superiority at 6 weeks in reducing all three lesion parameters measured: inflammatory lesions (p equals 0.
The "what if reliability" procedure helps the researcher determine the extent to which the sample size, as opposed to the effect size, is responsible for the observed statistically significant, or not statistically significant, finding.

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