
Definition of Inferential statistics
1. Noun. (statistics) A branch of statistics studying statistical inferenceâ€”drawing conclusions about a population from a random sample drawn from it, or, more generally, about a random process from its observed behavior during a finite period of time. ¹
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Medical Definition of Inferential statistics
1. Statistics from which an inference is made about the nature of a population; the purpose is to generalise about the population, based upon data from the sample selected from the population. (05 Mar 2000)
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