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Simpson's Paradox

Simpson’s paradox occurs when combining data sets gives a misleading overall picture. The name originates from a paper by Simpson in 1951.

Please click on the attached Acrobat file for viewing of the paper. If you do not have the Adobe Acrobat Reader you may download the reader to view or print the contents of the following file.

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