Statistics for Social Workers / Edition 5

Statistics for Social Workers / Edition 5

by Robert W. Weinbach, Richard M. Grinnell
     
 

ISBN-10: 0801333121

ISBN-13: 9780801333125

Pub. Date: 07/28/2000

Publisher: Pearson

It includes numerous social work practice examples, and discusses types of statistical analyses that are most likely to be encountered by social work practitioners and researchers, but assumes no prior experience with statistics. This edition has been reorganized and updated, with new content added on statistical power, effect size,…  See more details below

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It includes numerous social work practice examples, and discusses types of statistical analyses that are most likely to be encountered by social work practitioners and researchers, but assumes no prior experience with statistics. This edition has been reorganized and updated, with new content added on statistical power, effect size, and measures of association. New topics have been incorporated, including logistic regression and other methods of analysis not in prior editions. New figures and new content on sampling distributions and standard scores (z-scores) have also been added. For anyone interested in research methods and social work.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801333125
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
07/28/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
269
Product dimensions:
7.04(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.56(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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