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Statistics - Polls: 
What do the numbers tell us? Related 

Related Statistics Resources
Explore the following Web sites for more information about statistics and polling:

Visitors to this site can access raw data files and explore stories related to specific statistical concepts.

The Gallup Organization
Here is a place to go to read data from a variety of public opinion polls.

Glossary of Statistical Terms
You can read about a wide array of statistical concepts through this hyperlinked glossary.

Statistics Every Writer Should Know
In plain English, this site describes the theories behind statistical concepts so that journalists can report polling data accurately. The site also hosts a discussion forum for reading and posting statistics questions and answers.

The Roper Center for Public Opinion Research
This is another site to visit for an extensive collection of data related to public opinion polling.

Random Sampling and Estimation
Learn how to use results from a random sample to estimate characteristics of an entire population.

Research Randomizer
Randomly assign subjects to experimental conditions, or draw a random sample of individuals from a population.

What is a Random Sample?
Article defines random sampling and gives examples of good and bad samples.

A Mathematician Reads the Newspaper by John Allen Paulos. Anchor Books, 1995.

Statistics the Easy Way by Douglas Downing and Jeffrey Clark. 3rd Ed. Barron's, 1996.

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