Women really are better doctors, study suggests

Article here. Excerpt:

'If male doctors were able to do as well as their female counterparts when treating elderly patients in the hospital, they could save 32,000 lives a year, according to a study of 1.5 million hospital visits.

A month after patients were hospitalized, there was a small but significant difference in the likelihood that they were still alive or had to be readmitted to the hospital depending on the gender of the doctor who cared for them, according to the study published in JAMA Internal Medicine. Although the analysis can't prove the gender of the physician was the determining factor, the researchers made multiple efforts to rule out other explanations.'

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The WaPo at it again...

... like the NYT. Liars, damned liars, statiticians. The variance is well w/in the error margin for the population. Does anyone doubt this study would be file drawered had it concluded the opposite?

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Can't prove it, but it fits the narrative

"Although the analysis can't prove the gender of the physician was the determining factor, "

Why let lack of evidence get in the way of the right narrative?

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