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How to spot a potential outlier in data

The definition of an outlier has changed over time, as different types of statistical methods have evolved.This chart gives a visual guide to the way we measure outliers and how to spot them.Outliers are individuals or groups of people whose findings are statistically significant and therefore important.Outlier numbers are those that are very different from […]

What we know about the UK’s abortion laws

In a country where abortion is legal and most pregnancies end in a miscarriage, the number of women seeking abortion services has been falling steadily over the past decade.Abortion numbers fell by 11.6% between 2003 and 2016, according to data compiled by the Abortion Federation of England and Wales (AFEW).It said that this trend was […]

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