As David R. Smith says, “To a scientist, the key uncertainties are those that suggest interesting alternative hypotheses. To a decision maker, the key uncertainties are those that affect decision choice; in some cases it is possible to make a smart choice despite unresolved uncertainty.”
For those who wish to play the home game you can compare mortality rate or use the formulas below to calculate mortality rates, survival rates, and 1 in X Died (survivors per deaths) statistics for yourself.
updated on Nov 23rd.If it were up to me here’s how I think the election results should be communicated: Historical PerspectiveBiden received 51.0% of the vote, the highest percentage for a challenger since FDR in 1932, and the highest share of eligible voters voted (65.4%) since 1972. Popular Vote Margin in ContextThe margin of victory is greater than 6.01 million…
Depending on your point of view COVID surges on at its study rate of spread, or is starting its second or third peak. Regardless of the point of view, some major statistical milestones have been reached and winter is looking ominous.
Good news: rates aren’t worse than my last analysisBad news: rates aren’t better than my last analysis What follows are the statistics and visualizations regarding COVID-19 that I find informative, important, or were just interesting to me to create as I learn more about data visualization. There are plenty of other analyses available, and analyses that come from disease…
What follows are the statistics and visualizations regarding COVID-19 that I find informative, important, or were just interesting to me to create as I learn more about data visualization. There are plenty of other analyses available, and analyses that come from disease experts, which I am not, so I encourage you to read and look at those as well! The…
My response to a risk analysis comparing COVID-19 to auto fatalities.
The number of confirmed cases around the world recently passed 20 million. In the USA, the number of confirmed cases recently passed 5 million and the number of deaths surpassed 1 in every 2,000 individuals.
COVID-19 Analyses update. We’re number 1! USA has the most active cases per capita of any nation on earth. On the plus side, there aren’t any active cases in my town.
In the USA 1 in every 87 people has had a confirmed case of COVID-19, 1 in every 174 has an active case, and 1 in every 2,325 individuals have died. The USA in ranked in position 11 for per capita cases, position 2 for per capita active cases, and position 10 for per capita deaths.