ISBN-10:
0761968180
ISBN-13:
9780761968184
Pub. Date:
01/28/2000
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Statistics for Social and Health Research: With a Guide to SPSS / Edition 1

Statistics for Social and Health Research: With a Guide to SPSS / Edition 1

by George Argyrous

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ISBN-13: 9780761968184
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 01/28/2000
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 560
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.52(h) x (d)

About the Author

George Argyrous is a senior lecturer in the School of Social Science and Policy at the University of New South Wales, Australia.

Table of Contents

PART ONE: UNIVARIATE DESCRIPTIVE STATISTICS
Variables and Their Measurement
Setting up an SPSS Data File
The Tabular Description of Data
The Numerical Description of Data
Measures of Central Tendency and Measures of Dispersion
The Graphical Description of Data
The Normal Curve
PART TWO: BIVARIATE DESCRIPTIVE STATISTICS
Investigating the Relationship between Two Variables
The Tabular Description of Nominal and Ordinal Data
Numerical Description of Nominal Data
Measures of Association
Numerical Description of Ordinal Data
Graphical and Numerical Description of Interval/Ratio Data
Scatter Plots and Linear Regression
PART THREE: INFERENTIAL STATISTICS: THE ONE-SAMPLE CASE
Sampling Distributions
Estimation and Confidence Intervals
Introduction to Hypothesis Testing
One-Sample z-Test for a Mean
The One-Sample t-Test for a Mean
One-Sample Tests for a Binomial Distribution
One-Sample Tests for a Frequency Distrbution
PART FOUR: INFERENTIAL STATISTICS: TWO OR MORE INDEPENDENT SAMPLES
The F-Test for the Equality of More Than Two Means
Analysis of Variance
Rank-Order Tests for Two or More Samples
The Chi-Square Test for Independence
The t-Test for a Correlation Coefficient
PART FIVE: INFERENTIAL STATISTICS: TWO DEPENDENT SAMPLES
The t-Test for the Mean Difference
Non-Parametric Tests for Two Dependent Samples
PART SIX: MULTIVARIATE DESCRIPTIVE STATISTICS
Elaborating Crosstabs
Adding Control Variables
Multiple Regression

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