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Study Guide for Health & Nursing to Accompany Neil J. Salkind's Statistics for People Who (Think They) Hate Statistics

Study Guide for Health & Nursing to Accompany Neil J. Salkind's Statistics for People Who (Think They) Hate Statistics

Sixth Edition

August 2017 | 168 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
This Study Guide for introductory statistics courses in health and nursing departments is designed to accompany Neil J. Salkind’s Statistics for People Who (Think They) Hate Statistics, Sixth Edition. It provides extra exercises, activities, true/false, multiple choice, and essay questions (as well as answers to all questions), plus accompanying datasets on the textbook's website, all created to provide health-specific content to accompany Salkind's bestselling text.
1. Statistics or Sadistics? It’s Up to You
2. Means to an End: Computing and Understanding Averages
3. Vive la Différence: Understanding Variability
4. A Picture Really Is Worth a Thousand Words
5. Ice Cream and Crime: Computing Correlation Coefficients
6. Just the Truth: An Introduction to Understanding Reliability and Validity
7. Hypotheticals and You: Testing Your Questions
8. Are Your Curves Normal? Probability and Why It Counts
9. Significantly Significant: What It Means for You and Me
10. Only the Lonely: The One-Sample z-Test
11. t(EA) for Two: Tests Between the Means of Different Groups
12. t(EA) for Two (Again): Tests Between the Means of Related Groups
13. Two Groups Too Many? Try Analysis of Variance
14. Two Too Many Factors: Factorial Analysis of Variance: A Brief Introduction
15. Cousins or Just Good Friends? Testing Relationships Using the Correlation Coefficient
16. Predicting Who’ll Win the Super Bowl: Using Linear Regression
17. What to Do When You’re Not Normal: Chi-Square and Some Other Nonparametric Tests
18. Some Other (Important) Statistical Procedures You Should Know About
19. (Mini) Data Mining: An Introduction to Getting the Most Out of Your BIG Data

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Neil Joseph Salkind

Neil J. Salkind received his PhD in human development from the University of Maryland, and after teaching for 35 years at the University of Kansas, he was Professor Emeritus in the Department of Psychology and Research in Education, where he collaborated with colleagues and work with students. His early interests were in the area of children’s cognitive development, and after research in the areas of cognitive style and (what was then known as) hyperactivity, he was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of North Carolina’s Bush Center for Child and Family Policy. His work then changed direction to focus on child and family policy,... More About Author

Michele M. Wood

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ISBN: 9781506396170