Statistics for People Who (Think They) Hate Statistics / Edition 4

Statistics for People Who (Think They) Hate Statistics / Edition 4

by Neil J. Salkind
     
 

This textbook introduces the most commonly used techniques to organize data and perform basic statistical work. Salkind (human development, University of Kansas) covers computing measures of central tendency, distributions and curve plotting, graphing data, probability, statistical significance, correlation/regression, ANOVA, and multiple regression. Annotation c.… See more details below

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This textbook introduces the most commonly used techniques to organize data and perform basic statistical work. Salkind (human development, University of Kansas) covers computing measures of central tendency, distributions and curve plotting, graphing data, probability, statistical significance, correlation/regression, ANOVA, and multiple regression. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412979597
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
10/13/2010
Edition description:
Fourth Edition
Pages:
442
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.10(d)

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Table of Contents

1Statistics or Sadistics? It's Up to You5
2Means to an End: Computing and Understanding Averages21
3Vive la Difference: Understanding Variability38
4A Picture Really Is Worth a Thousand Words53
5Ice Cream and Crime: Computing Correlation Coefficients85
6Predicting Who'll Win the Super Bowl: Using Linear Regression109
7Hypotheticals and You: Testing Your Questions131
8Are Your Curves Normal? Probability and Why It Counts147
9Significantly Significant: What It Means for You and Me171
10t(ea) for Two: Tests Between the Means of Different Groups191
11t(ea) for Two (Again): Tests Between the Means of Related Groups206
12Two Groups Too Many? Try Analysis of Variance220
13Cousins or Just Good Friends? Testing Relationships Using the Correlation Coefficient240
14What to Do When You're Not Normal: Chi-Square and Some Other Nonparametric Tests255
15Some Other (Important) Statistical Procedures You Should Know About268
16A Statistical Software Sampler275
17The Ten Best Internet Sites for Statistics Stuff289
18The Ten Commandments of Data Collection295
App. ASPSS in Less Than 30 Minutes299
App. B: Tables331
App. C: Data Sets345
Glossary365
Index373
About the Author385

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