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Title:
Statistics you can't trust : a friendly guide to clear thinking about statistics in everyday life
Author:
Campbell, Stephen K. (Stephen Kent)
Publication Information:
Parker, CO : Think Twice, [1999]

©1999
Physical Description:
270 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
General Note:
Includes glossary and index.

Some parts of this book appeared in Stephen K. Campbell, "Flaws and Fallacies in Statistical Thinking" (New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, 1974).
Language:
English
Contents:
The last shall be first -- Measurements: valid, veiled, and overblown -- Cheating charts -- Accommodating averages -- Air, gravity, and variation -- Puffing up a point with percents -- Careless comparisons -- Jumping to conclusions -- Slapdash probabilities -- The mysterious sampling factory -- Relationships: causal and casual -- Beyond plain as day -- Significant others -- Forty awful examples.
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ISBN:
9780966617153
Format :
Book