Definition of statistical in US English: statistical
adjective Relating to the use of statistics.
‘a statistical comparison’
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‘One way in which this can occur is when a statistical technique known as factor analysis is employed.’ ‘It mostly seems to be used in an attempt to get statistical mathematics to do your thinking for you.’ ‘As for statistical evidence, this would be much more valuable if it was more specific.’ ‘All data were tested to determine if they met the assumptions of parametric statistical analysis.’ ‘In this paper we use statistical techniques to examine data from two randomised controlled trials.’ ‘He used his statistical expertise to develop a method to estimate aircraft vulnerability.’ ‘It was at the Ministry of Agriculture that Kendall became involved in statistical work.’ ‘He lectured and assisted with tutorial sessions and began to take an interest in statistical ideas.’ ‘For statistical comparisons between the groups the Wilcoxon rank sum test was used.’ ‘An indicator variable for wave of survey was entered into all multivariate statistical analyses.’ ‘We can now use the statistical arguments of the last section on each individual row.’ ‘At the time of his death, his authority in German statistical circles was unrivalled.’ ‘We can use statistical methods to analyse historic data and describe the variation.’ ‘This may represent a type I statistical error, despite the large sample size.’ ‘I soon found out that the German statistical literature did not offer too many ideas.’ ‘Somewhere along the line the truth had been buried, a statistical error made and a lie perpetuated.’ ‘He has written on stochastic geometry and its applications, and the statistical theory of shape.’ ‘He attended Pearson's lectures and learnt how to go about statistical research.’ ‘All statistical computations were done using the Statistical Analysis System.’ ‘To perform statistical comparisons, we grouped monthly data together within each period.’ Pronunciation statistical /stəˈtistək(ə)l/ /stəˈtɪstək(ə)l/