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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, theinterview technique, or the way results are derived from the figures,and points up the countless number of dodges which are used to foolrather than to inform.
Table of Contents
|The Sample with the Built-in Bias||p. 11|
|The Well-Chosen Average||p. 27|
|The Little Figures That Are Not There||p. 37|
|Much Ado about Practically Nothing||p. 53|
|The Gee-Whiz Graph||p. 60|
|The One-Dimensional Picture||p. 66|
|The Semiattached Figure||p. 74|
|Post Hoc Rides Again||p. 87|
|How to Statisticulate||p. 100|
|How to Talk Back to a Statistic||p. 122|
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