Format: Cartoons
Language/s: English
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Cherry picking the results of people in sub-groups can be misleading.

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A take on a classic saying – can’t face the data mining boom without it! You can read about the dangers of data analyses that weren’t pre-planned and multiple testing (data dredging) here. Another important related read? Epidemiologist John Ioannidis’ “Why most published research findings are false.”

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