- A single item in a statistical study.
- A quantity calculated from the data in a sample, which chracterises an important aspect in the sample (such as mean or standard deviation).
Translations: See: statistical
Etymology: From statistik, from statisticum ("of the state") and statista ("statesman" or "politician"); Statistik, first introduced by w:Gottfried Achenwall, Gottfried Achenwall (1749), originally designated the analysis of data about the state.
- Alternative spelling of statistical.
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