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plural noun
statistics concerning human life or the conditions affecting human life and the maintenance of population.
Facetious. the measurements of a woman's figure, especially the bust, waist, and hips.
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Origin of vital statistics

1830–40; 1940–45 for def. 2
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vital statistics

pl n
quantitative data concerning human life or the conditions and aspects affecting it, such as the death rate
informal the measurements of a woman's bust, waist, and hips
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