STATISTICS & 3 Ways to Recognize Bad Stats

3 Ways to Recognize Bad Stats
by Ed Stetzer, The Exchange, Christianity Today, 3/19/14

“I’ve written about the issue beforeā€”on many occasions. Here at the blog, you can read about a lot about stats, including specifics about bad marriage stats and why we like bad stats in general.
There is a reason so many people have had skepticism toward stats.

Still, I keep hearing statistics quoted at conferences and through blogs and social media that make me scratch my head in amazement. I’m not sure where some of these stats originate, and I’m the president of LifeWay Research.

So how can you really discern good stats from bad?”

Read more at … http://www.christianitytoday.com/edstetzer/2014/march/3-ways-to-recognize-bad-stats.html