Statistics for the Social Sciences

Statistics for the Social Sciences

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This text focuses on those techniques from descriptive, probabilistic and inferential statistics that are applicable to the fields of social and health sciences.
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  • Paperback | 576 pages
  • 208.28 x 256.54 x 22.86mm | 975.22g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 0131013203
  • 9780131013209

Table of contents

Part 1 Descriptive statistics: what is statistics?; descriptive graphics for one variable; descriptive statistics for one variable; descriptive measures for two or more variables. Part 2 Probability statistics: probabilities; calculating probabilities; probability distributions of discrete variables; continuous probability distributions; sampling distributions. Part 3 Inferential statistics: inferential statistics; inferences concerning one population; the chi-square distribution; testing and estimating two populations; additional inferential statistics; case study. Part 4 Appendices: a - tables; b - student dictionary and formulas; answers to questions.
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