- statistical significance,
- statistical tables,
- statistically independent,
- statius, publius papinius,
Origin of statistics
Origin of statistic
Examples from the Web for statistics
So however detailed the statistics of the battlefield are, they cannot achieve the goal.Pentagon Doesn’t Know How Many People It’s Killed in the ISIS War|Nancy A. Youssef|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
What is much more important than these numbers is an internal dynamic for which there are no statistics.
In fact, what this map really showed was the fallacy of aggregates – and how statistics can mask real cultural shifts.
For passengers, beyond the statistics lies a puzzle that has persisted for years.Flying Coach Is the New Hell: How Airlines Engineer You Out of Room|Clive Irving|November 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
"We knew the chances and we knew that the statistics and luck were not necessarily in our favor," she said.
Statistics sterilize the imagination and figures dry up our souls.Discourses of Keidansky|Bernard G. Richards
Let us return to the necessity of knowing well the military geography and statistics of an empire.The Art of War|Baron Henri de Jomini
The grip of the university upon the State may best be shown by statistics—if I may be forgiven the brief use of them.Abroad at Home|Julian Street
The statistics of weavers show that they also were as numerous as the spinners.The Wheel of Fortune|Mahatma Gandhi
These figures are drawn from statistics published in July 1914.England and Germany|Emile Joseph Dillon
Word Origin for statistics
1770, "science dealing with data about the condition of a state or community," from German Statistik, popularized and perhaps coined by German political scientist Gottfried Aschenwall (1719-1772) in his "Vorbereitung zur Staatswissenschaft" (1748), from Modern Latin statisticum (collegium) "(lecture course on) state affairs," from Italian statista "one skilled in statecraft," from Latin status (see state (n.1)). Meaning "numerical data collected and classified" is from 1829. Abbreviated form stats first recorded 1961.
"quantitative fact or statement," 1880; see statistics.