Journal of Conservative Dentistry

: 2005  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 12--14

Vital Statistics

Tina Gupta, Suma Ballal, Narasimha Bharaadwaj, Kandaswamy 
 Meenakshi Ammal Dental College and Hospital, Chennai, India

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Tina Gupta
Meenakshi Ammal Dental College and Hospital, Chennai

The term �DQ�statistics�DQ� has always been associated with studies relating to facts and figures and has been defined as a discipline concerned with the treatment of numerical data. The purpose of this article is to emphasize the importance of statistics in collection, presentation, analysis and interpretation of comparative data, as any research outcome depends to a large extent on the analysis of the comparative values obtained. This paper outlines the steps involved in a statistical study, namely� selection of sample size, selection of type of test to be employed and analysis of results in a simplified manner

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Gupta T, Ballal S, Bharaadwaj N, Kandaswamy. Vital Statistics.J Conserv Dent 2005;8:12-14

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Gupta T, Ballal S, Bharaadwaj N, Kandaswamy. Vital Statistics. J Conserv Dent [serial online] 2005 [cited 2023 Nov 29 ];8:12-14
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