non·​sta·​tis·​ti·​cal ˌnän-stə-ˈti-sti-kəl How to pronounce nonstatistical (audio)
: not of, relating to, based on, or employing the principles of statistics : not statistical
a nonstatistical analysis
Any sample where the sample items are not selected according to the laws of chance—that is, by probability sampling—is a nonstatistical sample.Howard Sibelman

Word History

First Known Use

1881, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonstatistical was in 1881

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“Nonstatistical.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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