Definition of statistician in English: statistician
noun An expert in the preparation and analysis of statistics.
Example sentences
‘Blinding the research assistant collecting the baseline data and the statistician analysing the data to the group allocation reduced potential bias.’ ‘She worked as a statistician in the Central Statistics Office.’ ‘His first post was as a statistician with the United Nations, a post he held from 1954 until 1962.’ ‘From there to the end, the game was of statistical interest only… for Moorefield statisticians only of course.’ ‘Should only statisticians be allowed to handle statistical evidence?’ ‘So if the statisticians are undercounting labor, productivity may be less impressive than advertised.’ ‘At Cambridge more statisticians were taken on within Mathematics and a Statistical Laboratory was set up within the Mathematics Faculty in 1949.’ ‘Since Victorian times, statisticians have largely relied on a very simple statistic - an average - to rank cricketers.’ ‘From 1929 to 1945 he worked as a statistician with the Bureau of Statistics.’ ‘Because ecological correlations often seem surprisingly high, some statisticians and social scientists think they should be devalued in some way.’ ‘He returned to London, taking up a post as a statistician in the Mercantile and General Investment Company.’ ‘An independent statistician prepared the randomisation envelopes using a computer based random number generator.’ ‘The statistician who did the analysis was blinded to group and treatment.’ ‘Some statisticians bend statistics not because of logistical problems but to promote certain values or products.’ ‘The survey was repeated the following year, and statisticians and psychologists performed even more detailed analyses of the data.’ ‘If you suspect a problem but cannot meet this criterion, recommend further review by an expert statistician.’ ‘Psychometricians and other statisticians believe that what we know scientifically is only known with a certain probability.’ ‘Teams of mathematicians, statisticians, meteorologists, and structural engineers compile the figures.’ ‘The actual randomisation was provided to the statistician only at the final analysis.’ ‘The investigations are believed to be highly complex and involve experts in toxicology, diabetes and orthopaedics as well as statisticians.’ Pronunciation statistician /statɪˈstɪʃn/