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.
VITAL STATISTICS: Height 6ft; weight 13st 8lbs; chest 44ins; waist 33ins
A well-functioning CRVS system is also a major source of continuous and reliable vital statistics and population data at local level.
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia -- Africa on Saturday marks the second Civil Registration and Vital Statistics Day under the themeBirth Certificate for All: Fundamental for Protecting Human Rights and Promoting Inclusion,based on the recognition that the right to birth registration, especially to a birth certificate is a fundamental means of safeguarding a person's rights for the entirety of their life.
Olatunji said that the organization had since stopped the collection of vital statistics in analog form, adding that the decision to go fully digital would help to change the direction of civil registration in Nigeria.
From these records, vital statistics (VS) on birth, death; cause of death, fertility and mortality (where migration data is also available) can be produced for policy and planning.
This year's theme is "Promoting Innovative universal civil registration and vital statistics system for good governance and better lives".
The Bureau of Vital Statistics, a department within the Ministry of Health, has the mandate to issue birth and death certificates, collect, compile and disseminate health information (data), supervise health research, and monitor health programs in Liberia, according to Momolu.
Ahsan Iqbal, who is also Minister for Planning and Development, said significance of improvement of Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS) has recently been emphasized round the globe and added CRVS data is critical to support functioning of National Health System and for a number of other government functions.
From vital statistics data alone, MacDorman said, it's impossible to determine whether this increase was caused by cuts to reproductive health care.
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.