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Definition of statistical tables in English:
statistical tables
plural noun
The values of the cumulative distribution functions, probability functions, or probability density functions of certain common distributions presented as reference tables for different values of their parameters.
- ‘According to Hopkins et al., it should be the position adopted by any researcher who employs human participants and attempts to calculate significance based on traditional parametric statistical tables.’
- ‘David Barrett is an English, Anglican, mission scholar, statistician, and futurist known for his annual statistical tables on the state of global mission.’
- ‘For example, this section may contain statistical tables with accompanying textual explanation, or the substance of a case study.’
- ‘Equally useful is the rendering into statistical tables portions of the significant information contained in the sample.’
- ‘The book is generally well-provided with graphs and statistical tables but a few more would have been useful.’
- ‘New methods and categories in the statistical tables prepared by such institutions as the United Nations Development Program introduce new criteria to judge women's circumstances and progress.’
- ‘Many charts and tables, some taken from recent scientific publications or statistical tables, give an interesting amount of practical information without overcharging the overall text.’
- ‘More than 250 statistical tables convey a wide range of information about those programs - from beneficiary counts and benefit amounts to the status of the Trust Funds.’
- ‘But a close reading of the evolving report shows that some entries in statistical tables were deleted from the final version.’
- ‘In particular, taking from statistical tables the mean value and standard deviation for sweep one finds for the group of n = 7 species the values 2.70 0.83.’
- ‘A look at the statistical tables provided in three appendices indicate that these churches are not draining membership from the mainline denominations to any great extent.’
- ‘There are numerous statistical tables, detailed references and a select bibliography.’
- ‘For explaining the situations through the data there are over seventy statistical tables and over dozen figures and graphs.’
- ‘The rhetorical clarity and apparent precision of statistical tables is deceiving.’
- ‘The numbers of transnational and international organizations of different types are given in the statistical tables of the various editions of the UIA yearbook.’
- ‘For the academics in the crowd, here's a link to the version with the statistical tables.’
- ‘It is a matter for minor regret that Poulton has not totalled these outputs by genre in his statistical tables amongst the prefatory material, but readers can do this relatively easily for themselves.’
- ‘Although the book contains twelve statistical tables and four maps it is unfortunate that these record developments only up to 1986.’
- ‘He is chiefly known, however, for his work on mathematical and statistical tables.’
- ‘Miller uses a number of statistical tables, but the quantification does not overwhelm the narrative.’
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