Huff gives five questions you can use to
face a statistic and talk back:
- Who says so? What might their agenda be? Do the authorities cited
really say what is being claimed?
- How do they know? What tests did they do?
- What is missing? (Do they present significant results, sources of
error, deviation, type of average, type of study they've done?
- Did somebody change the subject?
- Does it make sense?
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