Guide to Statistical Interpretation of Data. Routine Analysis of Quantitative Data

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GSC Classification OFFICIAL
Access Policy Open
Reference bps80127-1991-12
Alt. Reference
Digital Intelligence and Investigation DII S&R 017
British Standards Institute BS 2846
Document Status Current
Primary Classification
Author Organisation British Standards Institute
Sponsor OrganisationNot Known
Trustee NPTC Standards Working Group,

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Areas covered within this standard are : 1: Routine analysis of quantitative data 2: Estimation of means / confidence intervals 4: Techniques of estimation and tests 5: Power of tests relating to variances and means 6: Comparison of two means in paired observations 7: Tests for departure from normality 8: Median, estimation and confidence intervals


The analytical guides are relevant to multiple areas in DII, wherever data analysis, prioritisation, and intelligence analysis are used. This is a best practice guide on the different ways of interpreting quantitative data in analysis.

Normative References

bps80127-1991-12 link



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