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    basic question: surely that his graph is visually misrepresenting the data?

    if a graph has ratio on one axis and is not logarithmic in scaling between 0-1 then surely the graph is misleading right? that is, the ration between 0-1 are infinite, logarithmic, but after 1 to ∞ the ration is not logarithmic. for example the distance on the graph between 0-1 is 1cm; so the...
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    i don't understand: mice ate 30% less calories but ate the equivalent amount of protein

    (definition of: statistic noun -a fact or piece of data obtained from a study of a large quantity of numerical data.) In a scientific study they say that the low energy diet mice ate 30% less calories but ate the same amount of protein as the high energy diet mice, but the protein intake was...
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    i don't understand "Relative Risk" in this study

    hi, how can this be, that they say that the RR of 1.19 is an increase, and the RR 1.26 and RR 1.68 in not an increase? "elevated serum PTH concentration increased the risk of all-cause mortality (RR 1.19; 95% CI 1.08–1.30) but not for cardiovascular mortality (RR 1.26; 95% CI 0.96–1.66)...