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Misleading Statistics Examples – Discover The Potential For Misuse of Statistics & Data In The Digital Age By Mona Lebied in Data Analysis , Aug 8th 2018 “There are three types of lies – lies, damn lies, and statistics.”

www.statsref.com/HTML/misuse_and_abuse_of_statistics.html

A great deal has been written about the misuse of statistics by pressure groups and politicians, by pollsters and advertising campaigns, by the broadcast media (newspapers, magazines, television, and now the Internet), and even misuse by statisticians and scientists. ... The following list includes some of the main situations which lead to such ...

knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu/article/the-use-and-misuse-of-statistics-how-and...

"The Use — and Misuse — of Statistics: How and Why Numbers Are So Easily Manipulated." Knowledge@Wharton. The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 02 April, 2008.

www.observeit.com/blog/importance-data-misuse-prevention-and-detection

What is Data Misuse? Data misuse is the inappropriate use of data as defined when the data was initially collected. Misuse of information typically can be governed by laws and corporate cybersecurity policy. However, even with laws and policies in place, the potential for data misuse is growing. The most common perpetrators? Your employees and third-party contractors, i.e. insider threats.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Misuse_of_statistics

Statistics, when used in a misleading fashion, can trick the casual observer into believing something other than what the data shows. That is, a misuse of statistics occurs when a statistical argument asserts a falsehood.In some cases, the misuse may be accidental. In others, it is purposeful and for the gain of the perpetrator. When the statistical reason involved is false or misapplied, this ...

simplicable.com/new/misuse-of-statistics

A misuse of statistics is a pattern of unsound statistical analysis. They are variously related to data quality, statistical methods and interpretations. Statistics are occasionally misused to persuade, influence and sell. Misuse can also result from mistakes of analysis that result in poor decisions and failed strategies.

www.quora.com/What-are-some-examples-of-misuse-of-statistics-in-public-policy...

Anti-global warming stances. Let’s take a look at some: This is Ted Cruz’s graph about global temperature, however, if we don’t use the starting point that he did, and we look more long term, the trend becomes quite clear: Puts the graph into a bi...

scienceblogs.com/goodmath/2007/01/18/sex-crimes-and-illegal-immigra-1

Yet another reader sent me a great bad math link. (Keep 'em coming guys!) This one is an astonishingly nasty slight of hand, and a great example of how people misuse statistics to support a ...

globalpublicsquare.blogs.cnn.com/2013/02/05/the-misuse-of-our-gun-crime-stats

bocknobby. In a culture/society that has no respect for honesty, manipulation of statistics by the NRA or others is hardly a surprise or news. Given a deteriorating education system and a political system in chaos on top of news organizations that are, in addition to being overwhelmed by social media, pathetic imitations of news organizations a generation ago, it is really not much of a ...