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    Find an example of statistics in the news to discuss the following statement that represents one of the objectives of statistics analysis: "Statistics helps us make decisions based on data analysis." Briefly discuss how the news item or article meets this objective. Cite your references.

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    There was a study that was recently released in the news regarding coffee drinkers. The debate was that coffee drinkers live longer than non-coffee drinkers, but research allegedly found that coffee drinkers die sooner, so the advice was to limit coffee consumption. The study itself, which was reported by the STATS in the news foundation, found that data was compiled by the National Institute of Health and comprised of AARP members ranging in age from 50-71. More than 200,000 men and 173,000 women ...

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    Find an example of statistics in the news to discuss the following statement that represents one of the objectives of statistics analysis: "Statistics helps us make decisions based on data analysis." Briefly discuss how the news item or article meets this objective. Cite your references.

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