The third edition of News & Numbers is a clear and comprehensively updated introduction to the role, logic and language of statistics which focuses on how to evaluate statistical claims in science, health, medicine, and politics.* Includes new sections on computer modelling, missing numbers, health care quality and its costs and risks * Features a completely new chapter on reporting on risk* Contains additional and updated examples throughout* Illustrates how an understanding of statistics can help in writing about business, education, environmental policy, sports, opinion polls, crime and other topics* Focuses on how to evaluate statistical claims in science, health, medicine, and politics
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Number of pages: 200
Edition: 3rd Revised edition
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