# Definitions for statisticalstəˈtɪs tɪ kəlsta·tis·ti·cal

### Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:0.0 / 0 votes

of or relating to statistics

"statistical population"

### WiktionaryRate this definition:0.0 / 0 votes

of or pertaining to statistics

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1. statistical

Statistics (from German: Statistik, orig. "description of a state, a country") is the discipline that concerns the collection, organization, analysis, interpretation, and presentation of data. In applying statistics to a scientific, industrial, or social problem, it is conventional to begin with a statistical population or a statistical model to be studied. Populations can be diverse groups of people or objects such as "all people living in a country" or "every atom composing a crystal". Statistics deals with every aspect of data, including the planning of data collection in terms of the design of surveys and experiments.When census data cannot be collected, statisticians collect data by developing specific experiment designs and survey samples. Representative sampling assures that inferences and conclusions can reasonably extend from the sample to the population as a whole. An experimental study involves taking measurements of the system under study, manipulating the system, and then taking additional measurements using the same procedure to determine if the manipulation has modified the values of the measurements. In contrast, an observational study does not involve experimental manipulation. Two main statistical methods are used in data analysis: descriptive statistics, which summarize data from a sample using indexes such as the mean or standard deviation, and inferential statistics, which draw conclusions from data that are subject to random variation (e.g., observational errors, sampling variation). Descriptive statistics are most often concerned with two sets of properties of a distribution (sample or population): central tendency (or location) seeks to characterize the distribution's central or typical value, while dispersion (or variability) characterizes the extent to which members of the distribution depart from its center and each other. Inferences on mathematical statistics are made under the framework of probability theory, which deals with the analysis of random phenomena. A standard statistical procedure involves the collection of data leading to a test of the relationship between two statistical data sets, or a data set and synthetic data drawn from an idealized model. A hypothesis is proposed for the statistical relationship between the two data sets, and this is compared as an alternative to an idealized null hypothesis of no relationship between two data sets. Rejecting or disproving the null hypothesis is done using statistical tests that quantify the sense in which the null can be proven false, given the data that are used in the test. Working from a null hypothesis, two basic forms of error are recognized: Type I errors (null hypothesis is falsely rejected giving a "false positive") and Type II errors (null hypothesis fails to be rejected and an actual relationship between populations is missed giving a "false negative"). Multiple problems have come to be associated with this framework, ranging from obtaining a sufficient sample size to specifying an adequate null hypothesis.Measurement processes that generate statistical data are also subject to error. Many of these errors are classified as random (noise) or systematic (bias), but other types of errors (e.g., blunder, such as when an analyst reports incorrect units) can also occur. The presence of missing data or censoring may result in biased estimates and specific techniques have been developed to address these problems.

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1. statistical

Statistical refers to anything related to or involving the practice or science of collecting and analyzing numerical data in large quantities, especially for inferring proportions in a whole from those in a representative sample. It often refers to methods or elements used in interpreting or presenting quantitative data or information.

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of or pertaining to statistics; as, statistical knowledge, statistical tabulation

2. Etymology: [Cf. F. statistique.]

### Editors ContributionRate this definition:2.0 / 1 vote

1. statistical

Of or relating to statistics.

The statistical data was used by the government to empower intelligent informed choices at a governmental level.

Submitted by MaryC on February 25, 2020

### British National Corpus

1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

Rank popularity for the word 'statistical' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4247

Rank popularity for the word 'statistical' in Adjectives Frequency: #578

### Numerology

1. Chaldean Numerology

The numerical value of statistical in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

2. Pythagorean Numerology

The numerical value of statistical in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

### Examples of statistical in a Sentence

1. The totality of the data need to be analyzed in order to draw any conclusions from the trial. Anecdotal reports, while encouraging, do not provide the statistical power necessary to determine the safety and efficacy profile of remdesivir as a treatment for Covid-19.

2. How can the conclusions from two large-scale studies be so different ? Well, it isn't because the statistical findings were different.

3. China is very opaque when it comes to transparency, so it's always hard to know how accurate their reported statistical data is, and there seems to be little question that when COVID first broke out in Wuhan, and for a considerable time afterwards, the number of deaths from COVID was seriously underreported.

4. There are statistical techniques available to do this, for instance using time-series analysis, which attempt to link changes in a putative risk factor with changes in the outcome of interest over time. This was not done here, second, even if such a link were found, correlation does not imply causation.

5. There aren't enough people who spend so much time underwater to make a really definitive statistical statement.

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## Translations for statistical

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• إحصائي
• statistický
• statistisch
• tilastollinen
• statistique
• statisztikai
• statistic, de statistică
• статистический

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