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Your Statistical Consultant : Answers to Your Data Analysis Questions - Rae R. Newton

Your Statistical Consultant

Answers to Your Data Analysis Questions

Hardcover Published: 1st March 1999
ISBN: 9780803958227
Number Of Pages: 344

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Do you ever feel at a loss on how to proceed with a particular set of data? Your Statistical Consultant can provide the answer. This comprehensive guide introduces, describes, and makes recommendations regarding difficult statistical problems and techniques. The authors discuss common problems by addressing frequently asked questions; provide a conceptual overview of topics and techniques; give accounts of such new-found topics as the debate over statistical significance, effect sizes and meta-analysis; and highlight and explain key terms and points.

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"I wish I had owned this book in graduate school. Instead of searching for busy professors to answer my statistical questions, I could have obtained timely and easy-to-understand answers in the page of this well-written and user-friendly text." -- C. Keith Haddock "It is more than a reference work. It is a very well-written general work on statistics problems." -- W. Paul Vogt

Getting Started with Statistical Analysis
How Do I Prepare Data for Statistical Analysis?
How Do I Examine Data Prior to Analysis?
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?
How Do I Select the Appropriate Statistical Test?
Issues Related to Variables and Their Distributions
How Do I Deal with Non-Normality, Missing Values and Outliers?
Types of Variables and Their Treatment in Statistical Analysis
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
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ISBN: 9780803958227
ISBN-10: 0803958226
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 344
Published: 1st March 1999
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 2.2
Weight (kg): 0.67