Simpson’s paradox

Before describing what a Simpson’s paradox is, let’s start with a hypothetical example. During a particular summer, an experiment was conducted to find out the preference between two types of beverages: soda and lemonade. The data was drawn from two locations: city and rural. In each location, the gender and the choice of drinks were collected. The results are summarized as follows:

Title Simpson’s paradox
Canonical name SimpsonsParadox
Date of creation 2013-03-22 14:42:05
Last modified on 2013-03-22 14:42:05
Owner CWoo (3771)
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Author CWoo (3771)
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