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Applied statistics for public and nonprofit administration

Author: Kenneth J Meier; Jeffrey L Brudney; John Bohte
Publisher: Belmont, CA : Wadsworth, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 7th edView all editions and formats
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"Applied Statistics for Public and Nonprofit Administration is praised at colleges nationwide for its ability to make a difficult subject accessible to both students and practitioners. Avoiding jargon and formulas, authors Kenneth J. Meier, Jeffrey L. Brudney, and John Bohte guide readers step by step through statistical techniques in use today."--Jacket.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth J Meier; Jeffrey L Brudney; John Bohte
ISBN: 9780495501107 0495501107
OCLC Number: 212626991
Description: xxiv, 572 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Foundations of Quantitative Analysis --
Ch. 1. Statistics and Public and Nonprofit Administration --
Ch. 2. Measurement --
Ch. 3. Research Design --
pt. 2. Descriptive Statistics --
Ch. 4. Frequency Distributions --
Ch. 5. Measures of Central Tendency --
Ch. 6. Measures of Dispersion --
pt. 3. Probability --
Ch. 7. Introduction to Probability --
Ch. 8. The Normal Probability Distribution --
Ch. 9. The Binomial Probability Distribution --
Ch. 10. Some Special Probability Distributions --
pt. 4. Inferential Statistics --
Ch. 11. Introduction to Inference --
Ch. 12. Hypothesis Testing --
Ch. 13. Estimating Population Proportions --
Ch. 14. Testing the Difference between Two Groups.
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"Applied Statistics for Public and Nonprofit Administration is praised at colleges nationwide for its ability to make a difficult subject accessible to both students and practitioners. Avoiding jargon and formulas, authors Kenneth J. Meier, Jeffrey L. Brudney, and John Bohte guide readers step by step through statistical techniques in use today."--Jacket.

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