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News & numbers : a writer's guide to statistics / Victor Cohn, Lewis Cope ; with Deborah Cohn Runkle.

Author/creator Cohn, Victor, 1919-
Other author/creatorCope, Lewis, 1934-
Other author/creatorCohn Runkle, Deborah.
Format Electronic and Book
Edition3rd ed.
Publication InfoMalden : Wiley-Blackwell,
Descriptionxv, 181 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Supplemental Content Full text available from Ebook Central - Academic Complete
Portion of title News and numbers
Contents Where we can do better -- Certainty of uncertainty -- Testing the evidence -- What's a good study -- Your questions and peer review -- a guide to the second half of news & numbers -- Tests and drug trials -- Vital statistics -- Health costs, quality and insurance -- Our environment -- Writing about risks -- Polls -- Statistical savvy for many types of news -- Epilogue.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. 170-172) and index.
Access restrictionAvailable only to authorized users.
Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2011017059
ISBN9781444361889 (hardcover : alk. paper)
ISBN9780470671344 (hardcover : alk. paper)
ISBN9781405160964 (pbk.)

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