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The Resource Applied statistics for public policy, Brian P. Macfie and Philip M. Nufrio

Applied statistics for public policy, Brian P. Macfie and Philip M. Nufrio

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Applied statistics for public policy
Title
Applied statistics for public policy
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Brian P. Macfie and Philip M. Nufrio
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Language
eng
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DLC
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HA29
LC item number
.M185 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Applied statistics for public policy, Brian P. Macfie and Philip M. Nufrio
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Applied statistics for public policy, Brian P. Macfie and Philip M. Nufrio
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Accompanying material
1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.).
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Unit I. Descriptive statistics -- Introduction : what is statistics all about? -- Using polystat to do statistical analysis -- Presentation of data -- Summarizing data and using descriptive statistics -- Unit II. Basic probability and probability distributions -- Basic probability : theory and applications -- Sampling and the normal distribution -- The central limit theorem -- Unit III. Hypothesis testing -- Introduction to inferential statistics -- Estimating population means, proportions, and sample size with confidence -- Validating a hypothesis about a single population mean using a sample -- Validating hypotheses between two population means -- Validating hypotheses about a single population proportion -- Validating hypotheses about two population proportions -- Unit IV. Measures of association -- Comparing more than two population means with anova -- Comparing more than two population proportions using the chi-square test -- Determining relationships for two variables using simple correlation -- Measuring relationships between two variables with simple regression analysis -- Measuring multivariate relationships with multiple regression analysis -- Planning statistical research
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26 cm +
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Extent
xv, 536 p.
Isbn
9780765612397
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(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2004023626
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