Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Volume 50
Royal Statistical Society., 1887 - Great Britain
Published papers whose appeal lies in their subject-matter rather than their technical statistical contents. Medical, social, educational, legal,demographic and governmental issues are of particular concern.
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