Golden Tankard


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Did you read the margin of error of the study?

The “effectiveness” of masks fell within the margin of error, thus making it statistically irrelevant. Why do you people have such a problem with statistics? This study basically said it did nothing but flowered up the language to confuse you low information folks into believing it’s was positive without having to strain yourself to look at the underlying data.

The only thing this study “proves” is masks are POTENTIALLY marginally effective, but the benefits are so low as to fall within the study’s own margin of error. In a sane world the CDC wouldve never published the study or it would’ve read like the numerous other studies on the subject, no effect of limiting the spread of respiratory viruses. I have those studies that were done pre 2019, the only thing that changed was the political climate.
[Post edited by Paleales at 03/08/2021 05:30AM]

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Posted: 03/08/2021 at 05:20AM


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  Why link to OAN and not directly to the CDC? -- ecudmarsh47 03/07/2021 9:18PM
  Masks work. Don't be a friggin idiot. ** -- ecudmarsh47 03/07/2021 9:19PM
  Re: Masks work. Don't be a friggin idiot. -- JS-Pir 03/08/2021 1:01PM
  Are you also a disease specialist? ** -- VegasBuc 03/07/2021 10:51PM
  Common knowledge ** -- ecudmarsh47 03/08/2021 12:51AM
  That guy is clearly an idiot. ** -- ecudmarsh47 03/08/2021 12:52AM
  The link above is the latest. -- ecudmarsh47 03/07/2021 9:43PM
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  What about the cdc report pirste96 referenced ? -- ecudmarsh47 03/08/2021 10:01AM
  See above -- Paleales 03/08/2021 10:31AM

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