Misleading Statistics
Be that as it may, there are some chances that statistics can confuse audience. Firstly, it depends on the independency of producer organization. If the producers are not neutral, instead they are structured to report to another entity, the producers should act in favor to that entity, otherwise they can lose jobs. For example, internal auditors of a commercial bank are frequently interfered with by their senior management to report only achievements the management has achieved and very little space focusing on mistakes the bank has encountered. This is not part of their management profession but they have to do otherwise their shareholder may fire them for not doing god job. Consequently, their report has tricky information that intended to hide some true findings. Hence, to check for reliability, it is suggested to look firstly at how transparent the organization is.
Secondly, statistics may confuse readers because of inaccuracy of research methodology of using small samples. For instance, a survey by International Republican Institute on Cambodian public opinions on their monthly income, can illustrate that proportion of people earn below one dollar per month is less than 30

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Statistics
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Statistics
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