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biostatistics:

see biometricsbiometrics,
also known as biostatistics
or biometry,
in biology, the development and application of statistical and mathematical methods to the analysis of data resulting from biological observations and phenomena.
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biostatistics

[‚bī·ō·stə′tis·tiks]
(statistics)
The use of statistics to obtain information from biological data.
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In total, 83% had access to a biostatistician to assist with research analysis, but in 81% of these instances this individual was external to the urology program.
I love the opportunity to help people with data problems and to look at a different issue almost daily," says Peter Lachenbruch, a biostatistician with the Department of Public Health at Oregon State University.
When asked to report on the role of the biostatistician in a selected recent or current large or mid-sized pharmaceutical contractor, 76 percent of all CRO respondents indicated that the contracting company had a biostatistician in-house.
Our current biostatistician has sent applicants such tactful comments as, "Although disagreeing about the need for biostatistics in this particular proposal, an argument exists for at least a minimum attention to such matters"; and "Your proposal may not succeed or fail because of absence of biostatistical content; however, it should normally be included and would make the proposal easier to read and understand.
Nick, Professor and Biostatistician, University of Mississippi Medical Center
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The closer the country was to Chernobyl, the stronger the effect,' said study co-author Hagen Scherb, a biostatistician at the German Research Center for Environmental Health.