Using and interpreting statistics in the social, behavioral, and health sciences [electronic resource] / William E. Wagner, III California State University, Channel Islands, Brian Joseph Gillespie, Sonoma State University
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- Acknowledgements -- Brief introduction to research in social, behavioral, & health sciences -- Variables and measurement -- How to sample and collect data for analysis -- Data frequencies and distributions -- Using and interpreting univariate and bivariate visualizations -- Central tendency and variability -- What are z-scores and why are they important? -- Hypothesis testing and statistical significance -- How to measure the relationship between nominal and ordinal values -- Effect size -- How to interpret and report regression results -- Scales, indices, and typologies -- Appendix A. Z-score table (standard normal table) -- Appendix B. Critical values for t-statistic -- Appendix C. Critical values for chi-square -- Appendix D. Critical values for F-statistic -- Appendix E. Glossary of terms and formulas -- About the authors.
- 9781526402493 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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