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Definition of Statistical Analysis

(noun) The processes of analyzing data to find the distribution of a variable (descriptive statistics) or to evaluate the relationship between two or more variables (inferential statistics).

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Statistical Analysis Pronunciation

  • IPA Pronunciation
    • American English
      • /stəˈtɪstəkəl əˈnæləsəs/
    • British English
      • /stəˈtɪstᵻkl əˈnalᵻsɪs/
  • Syllabification: (sta·tis·ti·cal a·nal·y·sis)

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Cite the Definition of Statistical Analysis

ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “statistical analysis.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved October 13, 2019 (https://sociologydictionary.org/statistical-analysis/).

APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)

statistical analysis. (2014). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/statistical-analysis/

Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)

Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “statistical analysis.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed October 13, 2019. https://sociologydictionary.org/statistical-analysis/.

MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)

“statistical analysis.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 13 Oct. 2019. <https://sociologydictionary.org/statistical-analysis/>.