Statistics is a collection of procedures and principles for gathering data and analyzing information to help make decisions when faced with uncertainty.
Easier to digest than long lists.
Margin of Error
Non Response Bias
Self-Selected (Volunteer) Sample
Cause and Effect conclusions not generally made.
Cause and effect conclusions usually made
When discussing change in rate and risk, be sure to mention baseline.
Base (Baseline) Risk
Statistical significance not always practically important. Be sure to find out the magnitude of the relationship or difference.