Know Your Chances: Understanding Health Statistics
by Steven Woloshin, et al.
Publisher: University of California Press 2008
Number of pages: 154
Every day we are warned of dire risks to our health and offered solutions to help us lower those risks. Know Your Chances is a lively, accessible, and carefully researched book that can help consumers sort through this daily barrage by teaching them how to interpret the numbers behind the messages.
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