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Understanding social statistics / Jane L. Fielding & Nigel Gilbert.

By: Fielding, Jane L.
Contributor(s): Gilbert, G. Nigel.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London : Sage, 2006Edition: 2nd ed.Description: viii, 351 p. : ill., charts ; 24 cm.ISBN: 1412910536 (hbk.); 9781412910545; 1412910544 (pbk.).Subject(s): Social sciences -- Statistical methods | StatisticsDDC classification: 300.15195 Online resources: WorldCat details
Contents:
Table of contents Numbers, Data and Analysis Using Computers in Statistics Univariate Statistics Graphics for Display Measures of Central Tendency and Dispersion Graphics for Analysis The Normal Curve Correlation and Regression Bivariate Analysis Categorical Data Tables Sampling and Inference Testing Hypotheses Modelling Data
Summary: Summary: This is a practical introduction to statistics as a means of revealing patterns in human behaviour. It takes the fear out of the use of statistics in social research and avoids unnecessary use of mathematical concepts and techniques.
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Previous ed.: 2000.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [345]-346) and index.

Table of contents Numbers, Data and Analysis Using Computers in Statistics Univariate Statistics Graphics for Display Measures of Central Tendency and Dispersion Graphics for Analysis The Normal Curve Correlation and Regression Bivariate Analysis Categorical Data Tables Sampling and Inference Testing Hypotheses Modelling Data

Summary:
This is a practical introduction to statistics as a means of revealing patterns in human behaviour. It takes the fear out of the use of statistics in social research and avoids unnecessary use of mathematical concepts and techniques.

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