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FE Magazine - Issue 10: And finally...


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Created on 29 April 2010 by ncetm_administrator
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And finally...

There is some controversy over the origin of the quotation “There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.” Can it really be true that:

  • mandatory motor cycle helmet use causes more injuries and fatalities?
  • Alaskans are terrible parents?
  • sixteen-year-olds are safer drivers than people in their 20s, and octogenarians are very safe?

Investigate these and other misleading statistics collected by Lori Alden

 
 
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