How to Lie with Statistics
Darrell Huff runs the gamut of every popularly used type of statistic, probes such things as the sample study, the tabulation method, the interview technique, or the way the results are derived from the figures, and points up the countless number of dodges which are used to fool rather than inform.
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Review: How to Lie with StatisticsUser Review - John Esterly - Goodreads
I hate to be so negative about a book, but this one is almost unreadable. I diligently read the first two chapters, then paged through the rest. It was written in the 1950s, so much of the data ... Read full review
Review: How to Lie with StatisticsUser Review - Vish Wam - Goodreads
Pros: A revelation that could bring the common man out of mass media's misguiding bluffs. Illustrations and case reports are hilarious. A must read for every man, the scientist and the layman alike ... Read full review