Depending on how statistics are presented,
they can appear believable ... or not!
“‘USA Today has come out with a new survey − − apparently, three out of every four people make up seventy-five percent of the population.’” DAVID LETTERMAN
Evans, Harold. Do I Make Myself Clear? Why Writing Well Matters. Little, Brown and Company, 2017, p.158.
Sometimes statistical findings are linked so that it appears that two separate trends are related. Keep an eye out for this misleading technique, known as 'spurious correlation.'