Baguio City Mayor and former police officer Benjamin Magalong was probably sleeping during his statistics class ?
If you have gone around and asked your constituents, collating their responses, then you were still collecting statistical data, and that’s statistics for you.
And whether you like it or not, from a scientific point of view, anecdotal data is the least reliable, it being more subject to human interpretation.

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