Statistics is a game of subtleties, and you lose when you don’t pay attention to the details. Here are a handful of common mistakes when interpreting the numbers. In a nutshell: You get into trouble when you assume and ignore.
Common statistical interpretation mistakes
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Saving for Retirement and Age
People tend to have more money saved up over time, but range and variation also grow, and often it’s not enough.
Americans are Growing Bigger
We keep getting bigger. Watch overweight and obesity rates move up over several decades.