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A value that defines a specified measure of a population or dataset–eg, mean, percentage, rate of reaction, standard deviation, coefficient of variation, or other datum; a number that quantifies a characteristic of data in a sample. See Durban-Watson statistic, F statistic, G statistic, Kappa statistic, Test statistic, V statistic, Z statistic. Cf Statistics.
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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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This section closes by reviewing sample statistics of [DELTA][[tau].sub.K,t], [[tau].sub.N,t], A[[tau].sub.C,t], and the growth rate of per capita hours worked, A In [h.sub.t].
Sample Statistics: Paupers per 1,000 Population 1850 1860 Short-term 2.5 5.4 Long-term 2.1 2.4 Total 4.6 7.9 FTE Total 2.2 3.2 Source: Eight-state sample from manuscript censuses of social statistics.
Both n's and k are small in the sense of representing the limits of performance of large sample statistics, although not necessarily unrepresentative of actual meta-analytic practice (Hedges & Olkin, 1985, p 117).
A demographic comparison of the sample and the population shows that sample statistics are a fairly-accurate representation of the population statistics.
In this section we will study some sample statistics of the actual data.
In addition, sample statistics were reedited after the reclassification of companies.
Table 1: Paired Sample Statistics Paired Samples Statistics Std.
I agree, however, that my thesis--that inferential models using sample statistics are not necessary for appraisal work--requires thorough discussion and examination.
Some sample statistics: almost 50pc of the men, and a third of the region's women, drink more than the recommended daily limits.
The article also addresses the deeper error of use of complex inferential sample statistics when simple descriptive population parameters will de.
The hedonic price equation used to construct the index along with sample statistics are shown in Appendix Table A-3 and Table A-4.