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ASA Members

Today, the ASA serves 18,000 members in the United States, Canada, and overseas. In government, academia, and the private sector, ASA members apply their expertise to diverse and vital areas that include the following:

  • Research in medical areas such as AIDS
  • Environmental risk assessment
  • Development of therapeutic drugs
  • Exploration of space
  • Quality assurance in industry
  • Examination of social issues such as the homeless and poor
  • Analytic research on current business problems and economic forecasting
  • Setting of standards for statistics used at all levels of government
  • Promotion and development of statistics education for the public and profession
  • Expansion of methods and the use of computers and graphics to advance the science of statistics