A Spreadsheet of Errors

Using Microsoft Excel can cause major problems in statistical reporting and analysis. This article looks at several recent incidents of Excel errors.

The missing cases

Public Health England gathered SARS-CoV-2 swab test results from commercial firms. These results were in a list-based format — comma-separated values (CSV) files.

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