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Author: Chava Frankfort-Nachmias; Anna Leon-Guerrero
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Pine Forge Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
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Written especially for undergraduate students taking their first course in social statistics, this highly accessible text has been thoroughly revised and updated with the latest General Social Survey data.
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Frankfort-Nachmias, Chava.
Social statistics for a diverse society.
Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Pine Forge Press, ©2009
(OCoLC)757444171
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Chava Frankfort-Nachmias; Anna Leon-Guerrero
ISBN: 9781412968249 1412968240 9781412968836 1412968836
OCLC Number: 233798915
Description: xix, 596 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 24 cm
Contents: The what and the why of statistics --
Organization of information: frequency distributions --
Graphic presentation --
Measures of central tendency --
Measures of variability --
The normal distribution --
Sampling and sampling distributions --
Estimation --
Testing hypotheses --
Relationships between two variables: cross-tabulation --
The chi-square test --
Measure of association for nominal and ordinal variables --
Regression and correlation --
Analysis of variance --
App. A. Table of random numbers --
App. B. standard normal table --
App. C. Distribution of t --
App. D. Distribution of chi-square --
App. E. Distribution of F --
App. F. basic math review.
Responsibility: Chava Frankfort-Nachmias, Anna Leon-Guerrero.
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