University Press of America

Pages: 126
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Trim: 5 1/2 x 8 1/4

978-0-7618-2606-4 • Paperback • June 2003 • $57.99 • (£39.95)

**Robert A. Schneider, Ph.D., LISW** is Associate Professor of Social Work, University of Northern Iowa.

Chapter 1 For the Instructor

Chapter 2 Figures, Images, Equations, and Tables

Chapter 3 **Introduction:** Definition of Statistics; Three Reasons to Learn Some Statistics; Variables and Attributes; Practice Problems

Chapter 4 **Levels of Measurement:** Nominal Level, Categorical Data; Ordinal Level Data; Continuous, Interval-Ration Level Data; Practice Problems

Chapter 5 **Data Representation:** Frequency Tables; Histograms; Percentiles; Practice Problems

Chapter 6 **Measures of Central Tendency:** Mean; Median; Mode; Skewness; Practice Problems

Chapter 7 **Measures of Dispersion:** Range; Variance; Standard Deviation; Z-Scores; Areas Under the Curve; Practice Problems

Chapter 8 **P-Values:** Standard Error of the Mean; Area Under the Curve and P-Values; Type I and Type II Errors; P-Values; Confidence Intervals; Practice Problems

Chapter 9 **Measures of Association: Pearson, Spearman, and Point Bi-Serial:** Correlations: Causality, Dependence & Association; Spearman and Point Bi-Serial Correlations; Practice Problems

Chapter 10 **Multiple Regression:** Basics; Practice Problems

Chapter 11 **T-Test and One-Way Analysis of Variance:** Basics; Directional T-Test; One-Way Analysis of Variance; Practice Problems

Chapter 12 **Chi-Square:** Chi Square; Fisher's Exact; Phi; Practice Problems

Chapter 13 **Single System Analysis:** Basics; Directional T-Test; One-Way Analysis of Variance; Practice Problems

Chapter 14 **Intermediate Topics:** Multi-way ANOVA; Factorial ANOVA; Analysis of Covariance (F-Test); Analysis of Covariance (Regression); Practice Problems

Chapter 15 Answers to Problems

Chapter 16 Index

Chapter 17 Table A: *Area Under the Curve*

Chapter 18 Table B: *Pearson Product Moment Correlation Coefficients*

Chapter 19 Table C: *T-Test*

Chapter 20 Table D: *Significance of F*

Chapter 21 Table E: *Chi-Square Probabilities*

Chapter 22 Table F: *Table of Random Numbers*