descriptive statistics


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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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Frequency/ percentage was calculated by frequency test in descriptive statistic spss-20 shown in (table-I) (fig-1).
Previous reports shows that descriptive statistics is the most frequent method of analysis in publications of PJMS.
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.
Table 2 provides the descriptive statistics for all the major study variables, separately by country of origin.
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.
See Table I for a listing of the descriptive statistics by question.
Descriptive statistics of the NI in this sample were as follows: M=28.