Friday, December 01, 2006

World AIDS Day

Show your support in any way that you can.

End prejudice and work for education.

Remember those who came before.

*In memory of Jerry Huffman, beloved uncle


Blogger gerry rosser said...

This disease has brought such tragedy to so many, and is isn't finished.

By the way, I saw a report that India has the most people infected with HIV, like 5.7 million, but only a small percentage know they have it, like 5% or something. Do you know how they generate the 5.7 million figure out of that? I don't doubt that there are a lot of unfortunate people in India stuck with this virus, but sometimes statistics puzzle me.

1:22 PM  
Blogger Mrs.Chili said...

You're asking ME, an English teacher who freely admits that figuring tips is a challenge, to explain STATISTICS?!

I'm betting that the figures are gotten at by some sort of complicated formula that estimates a projection based on a known set of numbers. Really, though? I'm just guessin' here.

JKR, if you're reading this, can you shed some mathematical light?

1:27 PM  

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