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statistics

 [stah-tis´tiks]
1. a collection of numerical data.
2. the mathematical science dealing with the collection, analysis, and interpretation of numerical data using the theory of probability, especially with methods for drawing inferences about characteristics of a population from examination of a random sample.
vital statistics data, usually collected by governmental bodies, detailing the rates of birth, death, disease, marriage, and divorce in a population.

vi·tal sta·tis·tics

systematically tabulated information concerning births, marriages, divorces, separations, and deaths, based on the numbers of official registrations of these vital events; the branch of statistics concerned with such data.

vital statistics

pl.n.
Statistics concerning the important events in human life, such as births, deaths, marriages, and migrations.

vital statistics

Epidemiology Systematically tabulated information about births, deaths, marriages, and divorces, based on registration of vital events

vi·tal sta·tis·tics

(vī'tăl stă-tis'tiks)
Systematically tabulated information concerning births, marriages, divorces, separations, and deaths, based on the numbers of official registrations of these vital events; the branch of statistics concerned with such data.

vital statistics

Figures of births, marriages and deaths in a population, from which the rate of natural increase or decrease in the population can be calculated. Vital statistics also indicate life expectancy at birth and the main causes of death.

vi·tal sta·tis·tics

(vī'tăl stă-tis'tiks)
Systematically tabulated information concerning births, marriages, divorces, separations, and deaths.
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