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US COVID-19 pandemic: Cases vs deaths paradox

The US CDC data reveals an interesting age-specific case versus deaths paradox. Look at the following graph. I created the graph using data available at the US CDC website. Of all the COVID-19 cases, 85.6 percent occurred among those aged equal and below 64 years. In contrast, of all the…

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Simpson's paradox
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Simpson’s paradox: Understand the risks in data interpretation, avoid the trap

Simpson’s paradox may jeopardize your data interpretation.

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