Numbers: take care

Submitted by Graham Wood2 on August 15, 2007 - 6:28pm.

There have been discussions on here before in relation to the use of numbers in HIV/AIDS statistics. http://www.aidworkers.net/?q=node/956

Statistics often are repeated time and again without the source being clear. Sometimes they appear simply to be made up. Another warning along the same lines makes interesting reading:

http://www.alertnet.org/db/blogs/36072/2007/07/15-111416-1.htm

Graham Wood
Kabul