Statistics for Social Workers / Edition 8

Statistics for Social Workers / Edition 8

by Robert W. Weinbach, Richard M. Grinnell
     
 

Designed for use in undergraduate and graduate social work research courses, this text is written so that no background in statistical analysis is required. Emphasis is on a conceptual understanding of statistics and its usefulness to social work practice and research. In this sixth edition, Weinbach (University of South Carolina) and Grinnell (Illinois State… See more details below

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Designed for use in undergraduate and graduate social work research courses, this text is written so that no background in statistical analysis is required. Emphasis is on a conceptual understanding of statistics and its usefulness to social work practice and research. In this sixth edition, Weinbach (University of South Carolina) and Grinnell (Illinois State University) present expanded content on random samples, measurement error, and cultural bias. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205739875
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
08/05/2009
Series:
MySearchLab Series 15% off Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.40(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1Introduction1
Ch. 2Frequency Distributions and Graphs19
Ch. 3Central Tendency and Dispersion39
Ch. 4Normal Distributions55
Ch. 5Introduction to Hypothesis Testing73
Ch. 6Selecting Statistical Tests93
Ch. 7Cross-Tabulation107
Ch. 8Correlation131
Ch. 9Simple Regression153
Ch. 10t Tests and ANOVA171
Ch. 11Nonparametric Options189
Ch. 12Multivariate Options203
Appendixes215
Appendix A Areas of the Normal Curve216
Appendix B Critical Values of x[superscript 2]217
Appendix C Critical Values of r218
Appendix D Critical Values of t219
Selected Glossary221
References and Further Readings241
Index243

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