longlongwaytogo (longlongwaytogo) wrote in thequestionclub,
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Statistics

What ideas of statistics do you often see people being confused about?

1. '1 in 10 people are gay' therefore the Duggars/this random group of 10 people have at least one gay person, statistically.
2. Condoms have a 70-90% accuracy rate. This means that for each time you use a condom, it has a 10-30% chance of failure and you'll be pregnant within a year if that's your only form of contraception. [What someone actually told me]

Can't think of any... what should I make sure I pack for my trip to Queensland?
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