Atomistic fallacy, Advanced Statistics

Atomistic fallacy: A fallacy which arises because of the association between two variables at the individual level might vary from the association between the same two variables measured or calculated at the group level and using the individual level results for the inferences about the aggregated results/output might be misleading. The term is the conflicting the ecological fallacy.

 

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