##### Wiktionary

**statistical analysis**

n. 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.

#### Usage examples of "statistical analysis".

The embodied computer's internal processing unit, with a clock rate of eighteen attoseconds, could query the ship's data bank through the attached neural cable and perform a full __statistical analysis__ while the humans were still trying to read the list.

For the first time in history scientists are marrying the insights of artists, poets, dramatists, and novelists to __statistical analysis__ and operational research.

Neither assumption can be verified as of this writing, but the first assumption is strongly supported by __statistical analysis__ of the list of names supplied by Subject of previously unsuspected members of Howard kin group, which analysis also supports Subject's estimate of total size of group, and second assumption when taken negatively postulates that star group holding Search Object has been able to apply it with no social-space of contact, an absurdity.

Bey Wolf ignored him until a final and irrefutable __statistical analysis__ came back on the display screen.

David Drumlin gave an extraordinarily capable discussion of a __statistical analysis__ he had recently performed of all previous pages of the Message that referred to the new numbered diagrams.

Are you trying to get us to believe that you were actually running a __statistical analysis__ on each and every single one of those message decrypts?

Although four trials did not allow __statistical analysis__, the relation hit one in the face.

Everyone felt that way about his work, of course, but in the case of __statistical analysis__ it was true.

In my world, __statistical analysis__ established the norm, and the analysts did the correctionâ€”.

Neither assumption can be verified as of this writing, but the first assumption is strongly supported by __statistical analysis__ of the list of names supplied by Subject of previously unsuspected members of Howard kin group, which analysis also supports Subjectâ€™.

Using that same method of __statistical analysis__, you can demonstrate that the likelihood of a universe emerging which could eventually produce intelligent human life on Earth is every bit as far-fetched.

He could guess that the southerner did a lot of __statistical analysis__, desktop publishing, and even desktop video production.