Statistics in a Nutshell, 2nd Edition: A Desktop Quick Reference
by Sarah Boslaugh

Statistics in a Nutshell, 2nd Edition: A Desktop Quick Reference<br>by Sarah Boslaugh
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Need to learn statistics for your job? Want help passing a statistics course? Statistics in a Nutshel. 2nd Edition is a clear and concise introduction and reference for anyone new to the subject. Thoroughly revised and expanded, this edition helps you gain a solid understanding of statistics without the numbing complexity of many college texts.

Each chapter presents easy-to-follow descriptions, along with graphics, formulas, solved examples, and hands-on exercises. If you want to perform common statistical analyses and learn a wide range of techniques without getting in over your head, this is your book.

  • Learn basic concepts of measurement and probability theory, data management, and research design
  • Discover basic statistical procedures, including correlation, the t-test, the chi-square and Fisher’s exact tests, and techniques for analyzing nonparametric data
  • Learn advanced techniques based on the general linear model, including ANOVA, ANCOVA, multiple linear regression, and logistic regression
  • Use and interpret statistics for business and quality improvement, medical and public health, and education and psychology
  • Communicate with statistics and critique statistical information presented by others


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    Publisher: O'Reilly Media
    Page Count (est.): 569
    ISBN10: 1449316824
    ISBN13: 9781449316822
    Cover: Paperback
    Pub Date: 11/21/2012