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Descriptive statistics try to organize and summarize your observations. It aim to describe your observations by type of distribution using numbers, tables or figures. The reader of your report / publication will use this information to understand what kind of observations / animals / people were included in your study. Are these observations representative for the reader’s situation? Ultimately your descriptive statistics provides hints to where your results are applicable. Read more here: