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Your statistical consultant : answers to your data analysis questions / Rae R. Newton, Kjell Erik Rudestam.

Author/Creator:
Newton, Rae R.
Edition:
2nd ed.
Publication:
Thousand Oaks : SAGE Publications, c2013.
Format/Description:
Book
xxii, 356 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Social sciences -- Statistical methods.
Statistics.
Contents:
Part 1. Data collection and exploration
Getting started with statistical analysis: where do I obtain data, and how do I prepare data for statistical analysis?
How do I examine data prior to analysis?
Part 2. The logic of statistical analysis: issues regarding the nature of statistics and statistical tests
Traditional approaches to statistical analysis and the logic of statistical inference
Rethinking traditional paradigms: power, effect size, and hypothesis-testing alternatives
What are the assumptions of statistical testing?
An introduction to statistical models: explaining relationship patterns
How do I select the appropriate statistical test?
Part 3. Issues related to variables and their distributions
How do I deal with missing values, outliers, and non-normality?
Types of variables and their treatment in statistical analysis
Part 4. Understanding the big two: major questions about analysis of variance and regression analysis
Questions about analysis of variance
Questions about multiple regression analysis
The bigger picture.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Rudestam, Kjell Erik.
ISBN:
1412997593
9781412997591 (pbk.)
OCLC:
795504386
Publisher Number:
99953611576
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