PDQ Statistics

PDQ Statistics

by Geoffrey R. Norman PhD, David L. Streiner PhD

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The third edition of PDQ Statistics provides an overview of all major statistical methods, giving the reader a good understanding of statistics and how they are used in research articles. It covers the major categories – variable and descriptive statistics, parametric statistics, non-parametric statistics, and multivariate statistics. The explanations are clear, succinct, and loaded with practical examples.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781607950776
Publisher: PMPH USA, Ltd.
Publication date: 01/01/2003
Series: PDQ Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 234
File size: 10 MB

About the Author

Geoffrey R. Norman, PhD is Professor of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics at McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
David L. Streiner, PhD, is Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Table of Contents

Contents Preface Introduction Part One Variables and Descriptive Statistics Chapter 1. Names and Numbers: Types of Variables Chapter 2. Describing Data Part Two Parametric Statistics Chapter 3. Statistical Inference Chapter 4. Comparison of Means of Two Samples: The t Test Chapter 5. Comparison among Many Means: Analysis of Variance Chapter 6. Relationship between Interval and Ratio Variables: Linear and Multiple Regression Chapter 7. Analysis of Covariance Chapter 8. Variations on Linear Regression: Logistic Regression, General Linear Model, and Hierarchical Linear Models Chapter 9. Time Series Analysis Part Three Nonparametric Statistics Chapter 10. Nonparametric Tests of Significance Chapter 11. Nonparametric Measures of Association Chapter 12. Advanced Nonparametric Methods Part Four Multivariate Statistics Chapter 13. Introduction to Multivariate Statistics Chapter 14. Multivariate Analysis of Variance Chapter 15. Discriminant Function Analysis Chapter 16. Exploratory Factor Analysis Chapter 17. Path Analysis and Structural Equation Modeling Chapter 18. Cluster Analysis Canonical Correlation Reprise Research Designs Index Unabashed Glossary

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