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  •  The standard of where to find likely voters (4+ / 0-)

    ...for your party is a less stringent than the standard of scientific proof of the effectiveness of a medical treatment.  

    Especially since the most of the renters can be specifically identified for canvassing, voter registration, etc.

    Even the correlations of plus or minus 0.30 are useful data points in combination with other information.

    •  I had (3+ / 0-)
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      Englishlefty, grubber, Bronx59

      an internal debate, probably longer than I needed to, over whether I should be expressing the data as r-squared or just plain ol' Pearson's r... and my final decision on using r was along the lines of "eh, I'm not trying to get this published in JAMA."

      Editor, Daily Kos Elections.

      by David Jarman on Sun Mar 17, 2013 at 07:41:37 PM PDT

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