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Correlations Do Not Show Causation


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Question 1.
Two variables (for example, broken homes and crimes) may be only correlated and not causally related because

 
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Question 2.
It is well documented that people who come from broken homes are more likely to commit a crime than those who come from intact homes. Each of the following proposals is based on this finding. Which is most defensible?

 
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