The Call for Opposition: Challenging the P2P and IOM Processes
In our second article on how to react to the publication of the draft P2P report, Gabby Klein provides her view of why she and a large group of advocates and patients are continuing their protest of the government’s ongoing control and manipulation of our disease via their processes...
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"Misinformation can be beautiful too" (on using graphs, charts, etc. for numerical data)

Discussion in 'Other Health News and Research' started by Dolphin, Aug 14, 2013.

  1. Dolphin

    Dolphin Senior Member

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    Relatively short article, doesn't require any mathematical knowledge:

    The short book "How to Lie with Statistics" http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/How_to_Lie_with_Statistics gives similar examples of this. It's a useful little book to read esp. if don't know much math(s) (and so might never read more heavy books).
     
  2. SOC

    SOC Senior Member

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    Excellent book. I make all my private students read it to graduate from high school. :) Easy read, but important for the basic understanding of how statistics are used (or misused) in politics and the media -- and some science, as we well know.
     
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