Thursday, October 29, 2009

dpf, polls, addition, percentages, error checking

DPF has a poll on his sidebar. perhaps it is just the wine but methinks there may be one or two "issues" with calculation of %ages and number of votes. blogger has shit formatting btw.

Polls
Under what crcumstances do you support the Police being able to collect DNA samples
% votes
Those convicted of homicide and rape and burglary (31%, 45 Votes)
31 45

Those convicted of homicide and rape (31%, 44 Votes)
31 45

Those charged with a serious crime, but sample destroyed if not convicted(30%, 43 Votes)
30 43


Those convicted of any crime (20%, 29 Votes)
20 29

Those charged with any offence, but sample destroyed if not convicted(15%, 22 Votes)
15 22

At birth (15%, 22 Votes)
15 22

Those charged with a serious crime (and sample retained even if not convicted) (14%, 20 Votes)
14 20

Those charged with any crime (and sample retained even if not convicted) (11%, 16 Votes)
11 16

Anyone that the Police consider a suspect (8%, 12 Votes)
8 12

Total Voters: 143

175 254


2 comments:

Lou Taylor said...

The programmers probably did NCEA maths

Anonymous said...

I can't seem to spot the error?

You can select more than one option hence the total number of votes doesnt add up to the total number of voters. The percentage of voters who chose each option is accurate however.

-JL