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1 - About

A page about lies in statistics

There are three kinds of lies:

  • lies,
  • damned lies,
  • and statistics.
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3 - List

3.1 - Life Expectancy

Hans Rosling: Life Expectancy: How to lie with statistics ? Dow we get older in Swedish than in Burundi ? No.

3.2 - Many analysts, one dataset, different outcomes

29 groups analyzed the same dataset to answer the same research question.

69% found significant results, 31% did not.

Effect sizes 0.89 to 2.93.

[[https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/science-isnt-broken/| ]]

4 - Documentation / Reference