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  •  I invite you to read (0+ / 0-)

    "How to Lie With Statistics."  I don't pay any attention to all that, having been in the biz.  Everybody has numbers to refute whatever study they want to refute.  I pay attention to the concrete results doctors get are are willing to publish.

    •  I have read that several times. (0+ / 0-)

      Actually, I own it - my dad gave it to me for my 12th birthday. And it was one of the textbooks for one of my stats classes.

      Perhaps you should reread it. The person in this scenario who is 'lying with statistics' is Campbell, as the blogger I linked demonstrates quite deftly.

      "Let’s just move on, treat everybody with firmness, fairness, dignity, compassion and respect. Let’s be Marines." - Sgt. Maj Michael Barrett on DADT repeal

      by kyril on Wed Sep 25, 2013 at 02:31:10 PM PDT

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