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The numeric characteristics of observed data from a sample or popu lation that describe or summarize the data. They include descriptions of the central tendency (mean, median, mode), variability (variance/standard deviation, inter quartile range, range), and shape (modality, skewness, and kurtosis) of the distribution of data.

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