Statistics

Using Statistics To Improve And Measure Business Performance

Statistics are used by all industries and businesses as a standardized unit of measurement for presenting data in a useful and meaningful format. Statistics can be used to measure historical performance and to forecast future targets. For business managers and leaders, statistics provide insight into how business units are performing relative to...
Jan 14, 2015 |

Shocking Garage Door Injury Statistics

Whether it's a residential garage door, massive dock door for a big box store or a roll-up door for a mall retail shop, one thing is certain: Without proper maintenance and repairs, overhead doors can be literal death traps.
Dec 26, 2014 |

Depression: Facts and Statistics

Depression is very serious. It is the main cause for suicide. People are killing themselves by the thousands, because of this dangerous disease. In this article, we will see how depression is increasing alarmingly worldwide.
Dec 26, 2014 |

Statistics And Deciding Factors When Betting On Sports

Betting on Sports Betting on sports is a risky way to make money. It is not impossible to make money on sports betting but a lot of studying and keeping up with team information is required to be successful when gambling and betting on sports. There are programs and systems that can assist with keeping up with this kind of information....
Dec 26, 2014 |

Some Unknown Abortion Statistics

Abortion is the termination of pregnancy where a woman either willingly or unwillingly removes the fetus growing inside her. Though many people consider it to be a taboo or look down upon it, the statistics mentioned below show how common this process has become and how many women are opting for it in recent times. • How many abortions are...
Dec 26, 2014 |

Why Do We Use Statistics?

Psychology is an empirical discipline, so we gather information to answer our question. Most of the time, this information goes by the name data and most of the time it involves numbers. If we study a large group of people (rats, pigeons, etc.), we generate a lot of information and we have to make sense of it. The most common way of reducing the...
Dec 26, 2014 |

Limbless Statistics

Maintains anonymised data on new UK limbless patients referred for prosthetics treatment; includes reports and a national list of prosthetic centres.
May 5, 2016 |

Statistics Solutions

Details statistical techniques used in consulting services and summary of selected topics, with references.
May 5, 2016 |

Remembering '85, Mexico City public leaps into quake rescue

Baruch García stood at an intersection Tuesday afternoon after a deadly earthquake, trying to direct traffic away from a road cutting through La Condesa’s lush Parque México. On the other side of... Read More

Lessons in identity from Kurds and Catalans

One of the defining challenges in the 21st century has been how to balance demands for independence by certain peoples with the sanctity of national borders. Just in the coming days alone, two... Read More

Kremlin frets as Russia's once restive Islamist region takes up political Islam

Russia fought two bloody wars in its Caucasus republic of Chechnya, ostensibly to crush an emerging threat of Islamist extremism on its own soil. Mr. Kadyrov is imposing sharia (Islamic law) on... Read More