statistics: a mathematical description of the past.
analysis: the process of observation and deduction, often used to predict the future.
statistical analysis: the mathematical description of the past, using the process of observation and deduction, that does nothing more than to give us some-thing to jib-jab about while we live in the present and ponder the future.
again: statistics mean no-thing. ..what matters (in this, the manifestation of a non-matter-ial world) is that which we think, that which we focus upon, that which we believe, that which we say and what which we do...
right here, right now, NOW.