An example from healthcare is used to show that a single graph can be acceptable by itself but confusing or even misleading when placed in a group of graphs.

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By Naomi RobbinsNewspapers are expected to check facts and report accurately. Why, then, should they not also be expected to check their charts and graphs and ensure that they are accurate. Figure 1 appears on page 13 of the February 4, 2013 issue of NJBIZ. My measurements show that the green square is about 9% of the [...]

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By Naomi Robbins- Access to Statistics
- Adventures in Analytics and Visualization
- Adventures in R
- All Things R
- Analysis with Programming
- analyze stuff
- Asymptotically Unbiased
- bayesianbiologist » Rstats
- Big Data, Plainly Spoken (aka Numbers Rule Your World)
- BioStatMatt » statistics
- BioStatProf
- Blog about Stats
- blog.RDataMining.com
- Bot Thoughts
- Burns Statistics
- Carlisle Rainey » Methods/Statistics
- CoolStatsBlog
- dahtah
- Darren Wilkinson’s research blog
- Data – Ilan Man
- Data Miners Blog
- Data Mining – Blog.com
- Data Mining: Text Mining, Visualization and Social Media
- Data, Evidence, and Policy – Jared Knowles
- DiffusePrioR
- Doing Bayesian Data Analysis
- eagereyes
- Econometrics Beat: Dave Giles’ Blog
- Econometrics by Simulation
- Effective Graphs
- Engaging Market Research
- Entsophy
- Error Statistics Philosophy » Statistics
- Fiddling with data and code
- FishyOperations » R
- Freakonometrics » Statistics
- Getting Genetics Done
- Gianluca Baio’s blog
- Graph of the Week
- Honglang Wang’s Blog
- Hyndsight
- I say things
- information aesthetics
- Junk Charts
- Learn and Teach Statistics and Operations Research
- Learning From Data » Statistics
- Lindons Log » Statistics
- Machine Master
- mages’ blog
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- No Hesitations
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- On The Lambda
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- The Analysis Factor
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- The R Trader
- The stupidest thing… » R
- The stupidest thing… » Statistics
- Three-Toed Sloth
- TRinker’s R Blog
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- Vik Paruchuri
- Wiekvoet
- Will Lowe
- Win-Vector Blog » Statistics
- Xi’an’s Og » R
- Yihui Xie

- Exploring US healthcare data
- What’s Gained from Calculating Bayesian Probabilities?
- Frequentists vs. Bayesians on the Exploding Sun
- Sunday data/statistics link roundup (6/10)
- An overused chart, why it fails, and how to fix it
- The Guardian – Big data and open data: what's what and why does it matter?
- Generating tables in LaTeX
- How dplyr replaced my most common R idioms
- Following open courseware
- Law-Breaking Econometricians