The "analyze table" is obsolete (from Oracle 7), and Oracle recommends that you always use dbms_stats. Your can save and re-use statistics with the dbms_stats.export_schema_stats procedure. If statistics are in place, Oracle will use them unless you have optimizer_mode=rule.
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