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
This is an American Workday, By Occupation
I simulated a day for employed Americans to see when and where they work.
Life expectancy changes
The data goes back to 1960 and up to the most current estimates for 2009. Each line represents a country.