The graphics and statistics dq1 week 1 - In the medial society graphics and statistics are frequently used to prove(or disprove theories related to

The graphics and statistics dq1 week 1 - In the medial...

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In the medial society, graphics and statistics are frequently used to prove (or disprove) theories related to illness and medications. However, the data may be misinterpreted based on an individual’s biased opinion if they are not willing to completely investigate all sides of an argument. This is most common when an individual has a personal, or monetary, interest in a cause. One thing that can easily cause misrepresentation in data is the difference between association and causation-although “Variables may be affected by a knowledge of another, does not mean that one variable causes another” (Armitage, Berry, & Mathews, 2011). Another way that data may be misrepresented is in the sample population used whether they need to meet a specific criteria or
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  • Statistics, Mathews, Armitage

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