We live in a society that trumpets the benefits of early cancer detection and campaigns to get people tested. If a new analysis is correct, that could change completely. What if cancer screening became largely a thing of the past, because we’ve learned it doesn’t reduce the number of deaths?
I have subscribed to get random statistics in my inbox every day and today was a (German language) chart about how many hours a single parent with two children will have to work per week to get above the poverty line - here defined as 50% of the country’s median income. Unfortunately, the English language version is a…
Further proving that correlation does not imply/equal causation. Great to share with stats classes!