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Vital measurements vs Vital statistics

vital measurementsthe measurements of a woman’s figure, specifically bust, waist, and hips:

  • She is blessed with a slender body, but needs to find a way to stay in control of the vital measurements.

vital statistics

1. statistics concerned with births, marriages, deaths, etc.:

  • The best data source for mortality is vital statistics of deaths with medically-certified cause of death.

2. = vital measurements:

  • Regina wrote haphazardly to men, giving her age and vital statistics.

3. (med.) the parameters important for survival, such as blood pressure, heart rate, etc.:

  • Monitoring pads are attached prior to the surgery to allow the surgical team to monitor vital statistics during the operation.