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'''Statisticians''' are [[mathematicians]] who work with theoretical and applied [[statistics]] in the both the private and public sectors. The core of that work is to measure, interpret, and describe the world and human activity patterns within it.
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'''Statisticians''' are mathematicians who work with theoretical and applied [[statistics]] in the both the private and public sectors. The core of that work is to measure, interpret, and describe the world and human activity patterns within it.
   
It is common to combine statistical knowledge with expertise in other subjects. The applications are varied. Statisticians apply their knowledge to production, research, finances, [[medicine]], [[insurance]], and [[government]]. They often are employed to support managerial decisions.
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It is common to combine statistical knowledge with expertise in other subjects. The applications are varied. Statisticians apply their knowledge to production, research, finances, [[medicine]], insurance, and government. They often are employed to support managerial decisions.
   
Civilizations have used the work of statisticians for thousands of years. Statistics was employed in [[ancient Egypt]] in censuses of population and cattle. Typical work might involve developing a model and sampling plans, analyzing survey results, or contributing to agricultural or econometric forecasts.
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Civilizations have used the work of statisticians for thousands of years. Statistics was employed in ancient Egypt in censuses of population and cattle. Typical work might involve developing a model and sampling plans, analyzing survey results, or contributing to agricultural or econometric forecasts.
   
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
 
*[[List of statisticians]]
 
*[[List of statisticians]]
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*[[Epidemiologist]]
   
 
==External links==
 
==External links==

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Statisticians are mathematicians who work with theoretical and applied statistics in the both the private and public sectors. The core of that work is to measure, interpret, and describe the world and human activity patterns within it.

It is common to combine statistical knowledge with expertise in other subjects. The applications are varied. Statisticians apply their knowledge to production, research, finances, medicine, insurance, and government. They often are employed to support managerial decisions.

Civilizations have used the work of statisticians for thousands of years. Statistics was employed in ancient Egypt in censuses of population and cattle. Typical work might involve developing a model and sampling plans, analyzing survey results, or contributing to agricultural or econometric forecasts.

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