Statistical Analysis Quick Reference Guidebook: With SPSS Examples / Edition 1
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Statistical Analysis Quick Reference Guidebook: With SPSS Examples / Edition 1

by Alan C. Elliott, Wayne A. Woodward
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1412925606

ISBN-13: 9781412925600

Pub. Date: 08/28/2006

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Statistical Analysis Quick Reference Guidebook: With SPSS Examples is a practical "cut to the chase" handbook that quickly explains the when, where, and how of statistical data analysis as it is used for real-world decision-making in a wide variety of disciplines. In this one-stop reference, authors Alan C. Elliott and Wayne A. Woodward provide succinct

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Statistical Analysis Quick Reference Guidebook: With SPSS Examples is a practical "cut to the chase" handbook that quickly explains the when, where, and how of statistical data analysis as it is used for real-world decision-making in a wide variety of disciplines. In this one-stop reference, authors Alan C. Elliott and Wayne A. Woodward provide succinct guidelines for performing an analysis, avoiding pitfalls, interpreting results, and reporting outcomes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412925600
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
08/28/2006
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

List of Tables and Figures
Acknowledgments
1. Introduction
Getting the Most Out of This Quick Reference Guidebook
A Brief Review of the Statistical Process
Understanding Hypothesis Testing, Power, and Sample Size
Understanding the p-Value
Planning a Successful Analysis
Guidelines for Creating Data Sets
Preparing Excel Data for Import
Guidelines for Reporting Results
Guidelines for Creating and Using Graphs
Downloading Sample SPSS Data Files
Opening Data Files for Examples
Summary
References
2. Describing and Examining Data
Example Data Files
Describing Quantitative Data
Describing Categorical Data
Summary
References
3. Comparing One or Two Means Using the t-Test
One-Sample t-Test
Two-Sample t-Test
Paired t-Test
Summary
References
4. Correlation and Regression
Correlation Analysis
Simple Linear Regression
Multiple Linear Regression
Bland-Altman Analysis
Summary
References
5. Analysis of Categorical Data
Contingency Table Analysis (r x c)
Analyzing Risk Ratios in a 2 x 2 Table
Mc Nemar’s Test
Mantel-Haenszel Comparison
Tests of Interrater Reliability
Goodness-of-Fit Test
Other Measures of Association for Categorical Data
Summary
References
6. Analysis of Variance and Covariance
One-Way ANOVA
Two-Way Analysis of Variance
Repeated-Measures Analysis of Variance
Analysis of Covariance
Summary
References
7. Nonparametric Analysis Procedures
Spearman’s Rho
Mann-Whitney (Two Independent Groups Test)
Kruskal-Wallis Test
Sign Test and Wilcoxon Signed-Rank Test for Matched Pairs
Friedman’s Test
Summary
References
8. Logistic Regression
Introduction to Logistic Regression
Simple Logistic Regression
Multiple Logistic Regression
Summary
References
Appendix A: A Brief Tutorial for Using SPSS for Windows
Working With Data in SPSS
Transforming, Recoding, and Categorizing Your Data
Appendix B: Choosing the Right Procedure to Use
How to Use the Tables
Index
About the Authors

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