•There are three kinds of lies: lies, damn lies, and statistics.(
Benjamin Disraeli / Mark Twain).
•The word statistics conveys a variety of meaning to people. It isknown for handling data in general and in field of research.The word “statistics” comes from Italian word ‘statista’meaning ‘statesman’ or the German word “statistik”, each of which means political state.
•It comes from two main sources, that are (1) Governmentrecords (2) Mathematics
•John Graunt (1620 - 1674) was the father of health statistics.