\stɐtˈɪstɪks], \stɐtˈɪstɪks], \s_t_ɐ_t_ˈɪ_s_t_ɪ_k_s]\
Definitions of STATISTICS, MEDICAL
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That part of medicine which relates to details-medico-statistical- connected with the mortality, salubrity, &c., of different countries and situations. It has, also, been used in a wider sense to signify the same as Numerical method, (F.) Methode numerique; which is applied to the systemization of medical facts, or to the use of numbers in the investigation of disease.
By Robley Dunglison
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- When an insurer must take their share the losses based on a fixed variable percentage or monetary value. Refer to excess of loss agreement.