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Stupid Headlines / Numbers

Thursday, January 12, 2017 10:50
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So the NHS left 485 patients on trollies for more than 12 hours last week.  Yes, alright, that's not good for those poor souls.  But let's get this in perspective.

The NHS 'deals with' about 5 million patients a week.

485 patients on a trolley for > 12 hours is 0.01% of patients on a trolley for > 12 hours.

Or the other way about, 99.99% of patients weren't on a trolley for > 12 hours.

Quite why this is something that May / Corbyn could win or lose a debate over defeats me.

It's clearly a non-event.

Sigh.



Source: http://markwadsworth.blogspot.com/2017/01/stupid-headlines-numbers.html

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