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How statistics can be misleading
Statistics are persuasive. So much so that people, organizations, and whole countries base some of their most important decisions on organized data. But any set of statistics might have something lurking inside it that can turn the results completely upside down. Mark Liddell investigates Simpson's paradox. [Directed by Mike Foster and Tom Sanders, narrated by Addison Anderson].