- Why is it hard to trust the number?
- Too many sources and statistics, which one can you trust?
- The public don’t always trust or believe the results.
- Some voting polls have a lack of context to their finding meaning the results could be biased or easily miss interpreted.
Can you see uncertainty?
- using polls isn’t always trustworthy.
- Diverse society- polls doesn’t always work.
Can you see yourself in the data?
- does the data match up too you personally?
- How valid is it to your every day life?
How was it collected?
- when data is collected, its easy to miss out of context that could put the results into perspective.
- if you miss context in the collection, the results could be biased.
- Polls could be falsely created or collected by a untrustworthy source, could come under fake news.
Other important points to think about when using data are:
- Who asked the questions?
- How many people have been asked?
- You need to know the source of the poll.