# descriptive statistics

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## descriptive statistics

n
(Statistics) (functioning as singular) the use of statistics to describe a set of known data in a clear and concise manner, as in terms of its mean and variance, or diagrammatically, as by a histogram. Compare statistical inference
Translations
popisná statistika
statistica descrittiva
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Descriptive statistics, reliability analysis (Cronbach's alpha), and non-parametric test such as Spearman rank correlation data analysis tools were applied and software like SPSS was used to measure the strength and direction of relationship among the variables.
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It involves a branch of statistics, aptly called, descriptive statistics.
single-variable and joint probability distributions are covered, followed by descriptive statistics, point estimations and sampling distributions.
Adopting a qualitative data approach, the data of the study is collected via semi-structured interviews and descriptive statistics is used to analyze it.

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