2. (noun) (plural) The data produced from the scientific discipline of statistics.
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- Plural: statistics
- Informally called stats.
- Historically called statistology.
- A (noun) statistician specializes in (adjective) statistical or (adjective) statisticologic or (adjective) statisticologistic or (adjective) statisticological knowledge and interpreting statistics (adverb) statistically through (noun) statistical analysis.
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How to Cite the Definition of Statistics
ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “statistics.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved December 12, 2018 (https://sociologydictionary.org/statistics/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
statistics. (2014). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/statistics/
Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “statistics.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed December 12, 2018. https://sociologydictionary.org/statistics/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“statistics.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 12 Dec. 2018. <https://sociologydictionary.org/statistics/>.