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Author Blastland, Michael, author.

Title The Norm chronicles : stories and numbers about danger / Michael Blastland and David Spiegelhalter.

Published London : Profile Books, 2013.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM ERC  519.5 BLAS    AVAILABLE
Physical description 328 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1.The beginning -- 2.Infancy -- 3.Violence -- 4.Nothing -- 5.Accidents -- 6.Vaccination -- 7.Coincidence -- 8.Sex -- 9.Drugs -- 10.Big Risks -- 11.Giving Birth -- 12.Gambling -- 13.Average Risks -- 14.Chance -- 15.Transport -- 16.Extreme Sports -- 17.Lifestyle -- 18.Health and Safety -- 19.Radiation -- 20.Space -- 21.Unemployment -- 22.Crime -- 23.Surgery -- 24.Screening -- 25.Money -- 26.The End -- 27.Judgement Day.
Summary A far from average book: the real story behind the statistics on risk, chance and choice.
Other author Spiegelhalter, D. J., author.
Subject Probabilities.
Risk.
Probabilities -- Popular works.
Risk -- Popular works.
ISBN 9781846686207 (paperback)
1846686202 (paperback)