vital statistics


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vital statistics

pl.n.
1. Statistics concerning the important events in human life, such as births, deaths, marriages, and migrations.
2. Informal The dimensions of a person's body, especially of a woman's body as measured around bust, waist, and hips.

vital statistics

pl n
1. (Statistics) quantitative data concerning human life or the conditions and aspects affecting it, such as the death rate
2. informal the measurements of a woman's bust, waist, and hips

vi′tal statis′tics


n.pl.
1. statistics concerning human life or the conditions affecting human life and the maintenance of population, as deaths, births, and marriages.
2. Facetious. the measurements of a woman's figure, esp. the bust, waist, and hips.
[1830–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.vital statistics - data relating to births and deaths and health and diseases and marriagesvital statistics - data relating to births and deaths and health and diseases and marriages
statistics - a branch of applied mathematics concerned with the collection and interpretation of quantitative data and the use of probability theory to estimate population parameters
statistic - a datum that can be represented numerically
Translations

vital statistics

npl (of population) → statistica fsg demografica (fam) (woman's) → misure fpl
References in classic literature ?
It is scarcely an exaggeration to say that for the first time in history whole populations found themselves regularly supplied with more than enough to eat, and the vital statistics of the time witness to an amelioration of hygienic conditions rapid beyond all precedent, and to a vast development of intelligence and ability in all the arts that make life wholesome.
Source: National Vital Statistics System, mortality data.
The government of Newfoundland and Labrador announced in late September that it will introduce legislation this fall to allow its vital statistics branch to issue gender neutral birth certificates--which is precisely what Hickey wanted.
Certifying death can only be done by a physician and starting April 1, 2017, nurse practitioners (NB Vital Statistics Act, amended April 2017).
The vital statistics play a key role in securing necessary population data for the development and statistics of health planning and evaluation, in addition to the protection of rights and access to services, and improving governance through the identification data.
Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS) is a larger context, which is not only about birth, marriage or death certificates but also on persons legal identity, civil status and right to be recognized as citizen of a state, Pamaran maintained.
1106 signed last August 20, Aquino urged all concerned government agencies to strengthen civil registration and vital statistics improvement activities in the country.
Data from church records and government vital statistics provide not just an overall picture of population pressure fueling this territorial expansion, but also for detailed documentation of the successive generational movements of several individual families, including their kinship and marital ties, as they migrated from one colonization front to the next.
He further cited enhanced coordination among the ECO member states in areas of registration of births, issuance of ID cards and other issues related to vital statistics and registration of personal status as among the main goals to be pursued in the meeting.
Until 1993, the US government published an annual, multi-volume compendium of vital statistics compiled by various of its agencies.
However, Daryl Pang, spokesman for Derrol Stepenny Promotions, the organiser of the beauty pageant, refuted the claims, and said that none of the contestants had cheated on their vital statistics.
Libby Schweber, Disciplining Statistics: Demography and Vital Statistics in France and England, 1830-1885 (Durham: Duke University Press 2006)