How to Lie with Statistics / Edition 1

How to Lie with Statistics / Edition 1

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by Darrell Huff, Irving Geis
     
 

ISBN-10: 039309426X

ISBN-13: 9780393094268

Pub. Date: 01/01/1954

Publisher: Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.

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.  See more details below

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393094268
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
01/01/1954
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
142

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ..... 6
Introduction ..... 7
Chapter 1: The Sample with the Built-in Bias ..... 11
Chapter 2: The Well-Chosen Average ..... 27
Chapter 3: The Little Figures That Are Not There ..... 37
Chapter 4: Much Ado about Practically Nothing ..... 53
Chapter 5: The Gee-Whiz Graph ..... 60
Chapter 6: The One-Dimensional Picture ..... 66
Chapter 7: The Semiattached Figure ..... 74
Chapter 8: Post Hoc Rides Again ..... 87
Chapter 9: How to Statisticulate ..... 100
Chapter 10: How to Talk Back to a Statistic ..... 122

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