New PDF release: Applied Statistics for the Social and Health Sciences

By Rachel A. Gordon

Applied information for the Social and wellbeing and fitness Sciences offers graduate scholars within the social and well-being sciences with the elemental talents that they should estimate, interpret, current, and submit statistical versions utilizing modern criteria. The booklet goals the social and well-being technological know-how branches comparable to human improvement, public healthiness, sociology, psychology, schooling, and social paintings within which scholars carry a variety of mathematical abilities and feature quite a lot of methodological affinities. For those scholars, a winning direction in statistics won't basically supply statistical content material yet also will aid them increase an appreciation for a way statistical concepts could solution the various examine questions of curiosity to them.

This ebook is to be used in a two-semester graduate path series protecting uncomplicated univariate and bivariate information and regression types for nominal and ordinal results, as well as protecting traditional least squares regression.

Key good points of the booklet include:

  • interweaving the educating of statistical suggestions with examples constructed for the path from publicly-available social technology information or drawn from the literature

  • thorough integration of training statistical thought with instructing information processing and analysis

  • teaching of either SAS and Stata "side-by-side" and use of bankruptcy routines within which scholars perform programming and interpretation at the comparable facts set and path workouts during which scholars can opt for their very own learn questions and information set.

This booklet is for a two-semester direction. For a one-semester direction, see

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