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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.

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

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

good luck!

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According to the 2012 American Community Survey, the median household income in the Atlanta metro area was \$54,628 in 2012, which was not statistically different from \$53,681 in 2011.
One commonly used strategy was to focus on statistically significant findings from withingroup comparisons, rather than emphasizing the nonsignificant results of between-group comparisons.
In these analyses, only the comparison for the personally responsible citizen was statistically significant.
Results showed that all 5 patients treated locally with Aastrom's TRCs, exhibited a statistically significant increase in bone height at the 3-month evaluation point, and the cell graft had started to integrate with the surrounding preexisting bone of the upper jaw by 4 months, with no cell-related adverse events.
We conclude that radiation exposure has not caused a detectable increase in cancer deaths in this population and that work at the SSFL rocket engine-test facility or as a test-stand mechanic is not associated with a statistically significant increase in cancer mortality overall or for any specific cancer.
Many times to get "valid results" you'd need to test a quantity of 10,000 or 20,000 or more (depending on desired response rate), but if the whole list is 4,800 and you decide to test 2,400, the results are almost guaranteed not to be statistically valid.
6), respectively; this difference is not statistically significant (p = 0.
These differences (all to the detriment of the micronutrient group), plus the small size of the trial and the difficulty of treating long-standing neuropathy, made it unlikely that this trial could show a statistically significant neuropathy improvement, even if a benefit did exist.
All pairwise differences in the number of partners among these adolescents and those who had had a single partner were statistically significant.
For the most representative sample of black elementary school students, offering a voucher had no statistically discernible impact on achievement scores in the New York City experiment.
If the viral load of the study group is significantly lower, statistically speaking, than that of the control group, the researchers may conclude that the new treatment is superior to existing treatments.
Overall, averaging the 10 states, there is a small but not statistically significant increase in the robbery rate at t=0, certainly not the dramatic decrease Lott's fits show.

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