May 28, 2012

Getting it right

You can report a self-selected sample responsibly: the Otago Daily Times shows how. Their lead:

Ninety percent of people who have made submissions on the Queenstown Lakes District Council representation review want to keep an Arrowtown ward and councillor.


Thomas Lumley (@tslumley) is Professor of Biostatistics at the University of Auckland. His research interests include semiparametric models, survey sampling, statistical computing, foundations of statistics, and whatever methodological problems his medical collaborators come up with. He also blogs at Biased and Inefficient See all posts by Thomas Lumley »