Communicating Uncertainty

What can we do to show how uncertain we are?

Statistics is the science of data and uncertainty. Uncertainty is an inherent part of statistics, affecting analyses and interpretations. Uncertainty is unavoidable when seeking to predict the future.

Communicating that uncertainty to others is often crucial. If people are aware of how uncertain estimates are, that could affect their decisions.

Uncertainty and why it matters



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Anthony B. Masters

This blog looks at the use of statistics in Britain and beyond. It is written by RSS Statistical Ambassador and Chartered Statistician @anthonybmasters.