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