Sunday, May 5, 2013

Statistics in a Nutshell 2nd Edition by Sarah Boslaugh

Statistics in a Nutshell 2nd Edition PDF Download Ebook. Sarah Boslaugh shows basic concepts of measurement and probability theory, data management, and research design so readers discover basic statistical procedures, including correlation, the t-test, the chi-square and Fisher’s exact tests, and techniques for analyzing nonparametric data.

Need to learn statistics for your job? Want help passing a statistics course? This book 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.

Author describes advanced techniques based on the general linear model, including ANOVA, ANCOVA, multiple linear regression, and logistic regression. You can use and interpret statistics for business and quality improvement, medical and public health, and education and psychology to communicate with statistics and critique statistical information presented by others.

Sarah Boslaugh holds a PhD in Research and Evaluation from the City University of New York and have been working as a statistical analyst for 15 years, in a variety of professional settings, including the New York City Board of Education, the Institutional Research Office of the City University of New York, Montefiore Medical Center, the Virginia Department of Social Services, Magellan Health Services, Washington University School of Medicine, and BJC HealthCare. She has taught statistics in several different contexts and currently teaches Intermediate Statistics at Washington University Medical School.

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