"...a branch of mathematics dealing with the collection, analysis, interpretation, and presentation of masses of numerical data."
Two major form of statistics are :
Descriptive statistics : organize and describe the characteristics of data from a particular study sample. This is commonly used to measure central tendency and variance.
Inferential statistics : uses data collected from a smaller sample to make inferences about a larger population. This statistical method is poular among clinicians to make predictions on a specific population based on the study results from selected sample.
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Freely available statistics from Arab World
Minister of Development planning and statistics - It is mandated to establish an integrated statistical system; conduct, organize and supervise formal statistical operations; implement various censuses and surveys; and disseminate statistical data and products.
Ministry of Health, Sultanate of Oman - Ministry of Health Oman is responsible for ensuring the availability of health care to the people of Oman. This page provide information about Heath Vision 2050 and other statistical reports.