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Statistics : a tool for social research

Statistics : a tool for social research

Author: Joseph F Healey; Steven G Prus
Publisher: Toronto, Ontario : Nelson Education, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Third Canadian editionView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Statistics
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph F Healey; Steven G Prus
ISBN: 9780176562076 0176562079
OCLC Number: 896787062
Description: xxii, 552 pages : illustrations (some colour) ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Part One: Descriptive Statistics --
Basic Descriptive Statistics: Percentages, Ratios and Rates, Tables, Charts, and Graphs --
Measures of Central Tendency and Dispersion --
The Normal Curve --
Part Two: Inferential Statistics --
Introduction to Inferential Statistics: Sampling and the Sampling Distribution --
Estimation Procedures --
Hypothesis Testing I: The One-Sample Case --
Hypothesis Testing II: The Two-Sample Case --
Hypothesis Testing III: The Analysis of Variance --
Hypothesis Testing IV: Chi Square --
Part Three: Bivariate Measures of Association --
Introduction to Bivariate Association and Measures of Association for Variables Measured at the Nominal Level --
Association Between Variables Measured at the Ordinal Level --
Association Between Variables Measured at the Interval-Ratio Level --
Part Four: Multivariate Techniques --
Partial Correlation and Multiple Regression and Correlation --
Appendix A: Area Under the Normal Curve --
Appendix B: Distribution of t --
Appendix C: Distribution of Chi Square --
Appendix D: Distribution of F --
Appendix E: Using Statistics: Ideas for Research Projects --
Appendix F: An Introduction to IBM SPSS Statistics for Windows --
Appendix G: Information and Code Books for the 2012 Canadian Community Health Survey and 2009 General Social Survey.
Responsibility: Joseph F. Healey (Christopher Newport University), Steven G. Prus (Carleton University).


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