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Discuss the historical application of statistics in the field of health care. Describe an example, other thanFlorence Nightingale's contributions, where statistical application has greatly influenced or changedhealth care operations or practice.Historically statistics application has been used to improve health care. Florence Nightingale usedstatistics to improve the health of the soldiers in Crimean War. She did this by proving that the soldierswere more likely to die in the facility due to unsanitary conditions then by the injuries that they hadendured in battle.“Heath care economists Rexford Santerre and Stephen Neun emphasize theimportance of statistics in the allocation of scarce medical resources” (Casto, n.d.). Statistical research isimportant in determining where resources are most needed and minimizes health care trade-offs.Statistics also allows healthcare providers to compare existing services to what a populations need are.