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Why Cause-of-Death Stats Aren’t as Reliable as the CDC Wants You to Think

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Like any other piece of aggregate government data, cause-of-death data is used to justify new government interventions and policies. But there are good reasons to suspect there are many problems in compiling and auditing this data. Original Article: "Why Cause-of-Death Stats Aren't as Reliable as the CDC Wants You to Think" This Audio Mises Wire ...

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Like any other piece of aggregate government data, cause-of-death data is used to justify new government interventions and policies. But there are good reasons to suspect there are many problems in compiling and auditing this data.

Original Article: "Why Cause-of-Death Stats Aren't as Reliable as the CDC Wants You to Think"

This Audio Mises Wire is generously sponsored by Christopher Condon. Narrated by Michael Stack.

Ryan McMaken
Ryan W. McMaken is the editor of Mises Daily and The Austrian. He has degrees in economics and political science from the University of Colorado, and was the economist for the Colorado Division of Housing from 2009 to 2014.

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