Writing about numbers

Steve Simon


This is a chapter in a classic book, Medical Uses of Statistics. The writer of this particular chapter was a giant in Statistics, Frederick Mosteller. This chapter talks about some of the style issues associated with the data that you would normally present in your results section of your research paper. The advice is a bit dated, perhaps, but still well worth reading.

Mosteller F (1992). Writing About Numbers. in Medical Uses of Statistics, Bailar JC, Mosteller F (eds). CRC Press, New York NY. Available in pdf format.

You can find an earlier version of this page on my blog.