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The Joy of StatisticsA Treasury of Elementary Statistical Tools and their Applications$
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Steve Selvin

Print publication date: 2019

Print ISBN-13: 9780198833444

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2019

DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780198833444.001.0001

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Simpson’s paradox—two examples and a bit more

Simpson’s paradox—two examples and a bit more

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(p.149) 31 Simpson’s paradox—two examples and a bit more
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The Joy of Statistics
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Steve Selvin

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/oso/9780198833444.003.0031

When data that are not homogeneous are combined they often produce a variety of results that are deceptive and likely useless. Discussions and examples illustrate.

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