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 - Dragan Nanic - Goodreads
I'll quote the very end of the book, which is itself a quote from Twain's Life on Mississippi: There is something fascinating about science. One gets such wholesale returns of conjecture out of such a ... Read full review
Review: How to Lie with StatisticsUser Review - Hom Sack - Goodreads
Still a good read after 40 years. Full of humorous examples. But most of all, practical advice: Not all the statistical information that you may come upon can be tested ... But you can prod the stuff ... Read full review