Causes of Death in the U.S. (2016 data). From Richie and Roser, Creative Commons license

Wretched Risk Assessment Skills


WC has had occasion before to comment on Americans’ poor risk assessment abilities. Americans still have wretched risk assessment skills. A very nifty chart by Hannah Ritchie and Max Roser not only demonstrates American poor risk assessment abilities; it also suggests at least part of the cause. Click here for a larger image. The first…