05: Descriptive Statistics: Summarizing, Tabulating



  • Long Winded Definition

    • The branch of statistics that involves summarizing, tabulating, organizing, and graphing data in order to summarize a data set for the entire population of subjects. No attempt is made to infer or predict the characteristics of subjects that have not been measured or observed.
  • IOW
    • Describing in numerical format what is happening at the present time within a sample of subjects.