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

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

## Overview

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)

## Related Subjects

 1 Statistics or Sadistics? It's Up to You 5 2 Means to an End: Computing and Understanding Averages 21 3 Vive la Difference: Understanding Variability 38 4 A Picture Really Is Worth a Thousand Words 53 5 Ice Cream and Crime: Computing Correlation Coefficients 85 6 Predicting Who'll Win the Super Bowl: Using Linear Regression 109 7 Hypotheticals and You: Testing Your Questions 131 8 Are Your Curves Normal? Probability and Why It Counts 147 9 Significantly Significant: What It Means for You and Me 171 10 t(ea) for Two: Tests Between the Means of Different Groups 191 11 t(ea) for Two (Again): Tests Between the Means of Related Groups 206 12 Two Groups Too Many? Try Analysis of Variance 220 13 Cousins or Just Good Friends? Testing Relationships Using the Correlation Coefficient 240 14 What to Do When You're Not Normal: Chi-Square and Some Other Nonparametric Tests 255 15 Some Other (Important) Statistical Procedures You Should Know About 268 16 A Statistical Software Sampler 275 17 The Ten Best Internet Sites for Statistics Stuff 289 18 The Ten Commandments of Data Collection 295 App. A SPSS in Less Than 30 Minutes 299 App. B: Tables 331 App. C: Data Sets 345 Glossary 365 Index 373 About the Author 385