Stats Chat explains the latest poll

Stats Chat

Thomas Lumley explains the latest Roy Morgan poll… statistically:

According to the Herald

The latest Roy Morgan Poll shows support for the National Party has fallen two per cent since early June.

 The poll is based on 948 people, so the maximum margin of error (which is a good approximation for numbers near 50%) is about 3.2%, and the margin of error for a change between two polls is about 1.4 times larger: 4.6%.

In other word the poll shows not  much.


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