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descriptive statistics

[di′skrip·tiv stə′tis·tiks]
(statistics)
Presentation of data in the form of tables and charts or summarization by means of percentiles and standard deviations.

descriptive statistics

see STATISTICS AND STATISTICAL ANALYSIS.
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Table 6 shows the descriptive statistics of average payback for n wagers of 1 unit each on the player hand.
Table 5 Descriptive Statistics of Respondent's Opinions about the Satisfaction of Library Services Services Mean Median Mode References services 3.
Descriptive statistics results for 'customers' (Table 7) differentiate again by negative claim nr.
Table 1 consists of descriptive statistics of the actual survey responses, whereas Table 2 consists of descriptive statistics of the quarterly means; therefore, the variation in Table I is much greater compared with Table 2.
To illustrate the usefulness of descriptive statistics and critical thinking we recommend a four-stage solution process to this case.
Thanks to this book, within a short time, you can have data entered and some of the descriptive statistics displayed.
This study used descriptive statistics to analyze the primary data which was collected through a questionnaire covering six schools in Ahfad University for Women.
A comparison of rates of hospitalisation for selected morbidities among HW positive and negative pregnant women in the USA used data from the 1994-2003 Nationwide Inpatient Sample, descriptive statistics and multivariate logistic regression to examine socio-demographic characteristics, morbidity outcomes and time trends.
Data analysis was completed using descriptive statistics, run and control charts.
Calculations based on descriptive statistics were used to summarize the data gathered from the Attitude Toward Interaction Scale.
Results PRINCIPAL COMPONENTS ANALYSIS Descriptive statistics were calculated for each of the 22 items at the beginning of the semester (T1) and at the end of the semester (T2) for the 58 respondents.