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Re: st: Re: Re: how to lie with statistics, 2004 edition...


From   Marcello Pagano <pagano@hsph.harvard.edu>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Re: Re: how to lie with statistics, 2004 edition...
Date   Thu, 04 Nov 2004 19:35:39 -0500

OK, enough. Let's get back to Stata and statistics.
m.p.

Friedrich Huebler wrote:


Because the average IQ in DC was off the chart! But seriously, the
originator of this hoax apparently excluded the District of Columbia
because it is not a state.

Friedrich Huebler

--- Reg Jordan <drreg@earthlink.net> wrote:


Interesting. Why wasn't the IQ for the District of Columbia
included??

reg

-----Original Message-----
Interesting, indeed, but this is a recycled hoax from the 2000
election.

http://www.museumofhoaxes.com/hoax/weblog/bush_iq_hoax/

Friedrich Huebler



Whether one is in ecstasy or is in despair (or simply couldn't
care less) over this week's US election outcome, this is an
interesting statistical exercise:

http://www.strongwords.org/




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