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Statistics For People Who (Think They) Hate Statistics - Text Only

Statistics For People Who (Think They) Hate Statistics - Text Only - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-0761927761

Cover of Statistics For People Who (Think They) Hate Statistics - Text Only 2ND 04 (ISBN 978-0761927761)
ISBN13: 978-0761927761
ISBN10: 076192776X

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 2ND 04
Copyright: 2004
Publisher: Sage Publications, Inc.
Published: 2004
International: No

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Statistics For People Who (Think They) Hate Statistics - Text Only - 2ND 04 edition

ISBN13: 978-0761927761

Neil Salkind

ISBN13: 978-0761927761
ISBN10: 076192776X

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 2ND 04
Copyright: 2004
Publisher: Sage Publications, Inc.
Published: 2004
International: No

Author Bio

Salkind, Neil J. : University of Kansas

Table of Contents

Part I: Yippee! I'm in Statistics

Chapter 1: Statistics or Sadistics? It's Up to You

Part II: Sigma Freud and Descriptive Statistics

Chapter 2: Means to an End: Computing and Understanding Averages
Chapter 3: Vive la Difference: Understanding Variability
Chapter 4: A Picture Really is Worth a Thousand Words
Chapter 5: Ice Cream and Crime: Computing Correlation Coefficients

Part III: Taking Chances for Fun and Profit

Chapter 6: Hypotheticals and You: Testing Your Questions
Chapter 7: Are Your Curves Normal? Probability and Why It Counts

Part IV: Significantly Different: Using Inferential Statistics

Chapter 8: Significantly Significant: What it Means for You and Me
Chapter 9: t(ea) for Two: Tests Between the Means of Different Groups
Chapter 10: t(ea) for Two (Again): Tests Between the Means of Related Groups
Chapter 11: Two Groups Too Many? Try Analysis of Variance
Chapter 12: Two Too Many Factors: Factorial Analysis of Variance
Chapter 13: Cousins or Just Good Friends? Testing Relationships Using the Correlation Coefficient
Chapter 14: Predicting Who'll Win the Super Bowl: Using Linear Regression
Chapter 15: What to Do When You're Not Normal: Chi-Square and Some Other Nonparametric Tests
Chapter 16: Just the Truth: An Introduction Understanding Reliability and Validity
Chapter 17: Some Other (Important) Statistical Procedures You Should Know About
Chapter 18: A Statistical Software Sampler

Part V: Ten Things You'll Want to Know and Remember

Chapter 19: The Ten Best Internet Sites for Statistics Stuff
Chapter 20: The Ten Commandments of Data Collection
Appendix A: SPSS in Less Than 30 Minutes
Appendix B: Tables
Appendix C: About the Data Sets
Glossary
Index
About the Author