- Statistical consultant
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**statistical**provides statistical and research advice and guidance to clients inconsultant business ,medicine ,psychology ,law ,industry . The role of the statisticalconsultant varies from project to project, and can include any or all of the following:

*design of experiments and research studies

* determination of adequatesample size to detect a hypothesized effect

* determination of an adequate sampling procedure for a study, survey orexperiment

* supervision ofdata collection to ensure elements of the population are being sampled correctly

* statistical analyses (e.g.,analysis of variance ,regression , etc.) of data to address research hypotheses

* the write-up of statistical results for professional conferences or other presentationsMany universities run statistical consulting services for researchers and students within their institution, and some also offer external consulting on commercial terms.

**See also***

Statistician

*Management consulting **References***Boen, J. R., & Zahn, D. A. (1982). Human Side of Statistical Consulting. Wadsworth Publishing Company.

*Cabrera, J., McDougall, A. (2002). Statistical Consulting. Springer.

*Derr, J. (1999). Statistical Consulting: A Guide to Effective Communication. Duxbury Press.

*Hand, D. J., & Everitt, B.S. (1987). The Statistical Consultant in Action. Cambridge University Press.**External links*** [

*http://www.amstat.org/sections/cnsl/ Statistical Consulting section*] of theAmerican Statistical Association

* [*http://www.rss.org.uk/main.asp?page=1991 Directory of Statistical Consultants*] provided by theRoyal Statistical Society

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