statistical analysis

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statistical analysis (plural statistical analyses)

  1. The process of examining data to draw conclusions or insights, and determine cause-and-effect patterns between events; for example determining the safety and efficacy of new drugs by drawing out a probability as to whether the fact that a patient got better (or worse) was due to the drug or some other (perhaps random) factor.

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Last modified on 8 October 2013, at 18:34