Read This: Poorly Presented Risk Statistics Could Misinform Health Decisions

No surprises here, but… ScienceDaily does a nice job of laying out the implications of intentional and unintentional “misuse of facts.”

Risk statistics can be used persuasively to present health interventions in different lights. The different ways of expressing risk can prove confusing and there has been much debate about how to improve the communication of health statistics.”

Do read this: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2011/03/110316084421.htm

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