# statistical

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## statistics

(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*

## statistical

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**

see 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:

http://www.autism-society.org/site/PageServer?pagename=about_whatis_factsstats

and here is the CDC site link:

http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/dd/addmprevalence.htm

**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:

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/breastcancer.html#cat22

good luck!