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Juking the stats HT: Roland Pryzbylewski

An interesting look at how stats can be, and are, skewed depending on how you make assumptions about population size. The graph near the bottom, showing five bars for each age band, is the crux of the matter. Look how the official measure (fifth in each band) towers over the fourth one along, which uses a more accurate estimate of population size (the denominator used to calculate percentages).

The killer question in fact is posed near the top of the HART article:

Remembering that 90% of positive test results are in asymptomatic, healthy people, it is worth posing the question, in what way could vaccines be expected to affect such rates?

And, from the same source. exposing the base speciousness of the current Health Secretary