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Test Bank for Statistics for Statistics and Data Analysis for Social Science 2nd Edition Krieg

Test Bank for Statistics for Statistics and Data Analysis for Social Science 2nd Edition By Eric J. Krieg, ISBN: 9781544352657, ISBN: 9781544398884

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Author
Chapter 1: Concepts, Variables, and Measurement
Introduction

Concepts

Why Statistics?

Variables

Measurement

Graphical Representation of Data (What Data “Look” Like)

Validity and Reliability

Chapter Summary

Chapter 2: Frequency Tables
Introduction

Toxic Waste and “Superfund”

Frequency Tables

Superfund Sites: Frequency Table for a Nominal Variable

Frequency Table for an Ordinal Variable

Frequency Table for an Interval/Ratio Variable

Chapter Summary

Chapter 3: Measures of Central Tendency
Introduction

Averages and Energy Consumption

Definitions of Mode, Median, and Mean

Calculating Measures of Central Tendency With Raw Data

Calculating Measures of Central Tendency With Grouped Data

Chapter Summary

Chapter 4: Measures of Dispersion
Introduction

The Distribution of Education in the United States

Range

Interquartile Range

Mean Absolute Deviation

Variance (S2)

Standard Deviation (S)

Standard Deviation and the Normal Curve

Chapter Summary

Chapter 5: Probability and the Normal Curve
Introduction

Intelligence, Life Chances, and Inequality

The Fundamentals of Probability

Probability Using Frequency Tables

Probability and the Normal Curve

Using z-Scores to Find Percentiles

Chapter Summary

Chapter 6: Probability—From Samples to Statistics
Introduction

The Politics of Sampling: Global Warming and Political Party Affiliation

Sampling and Statistics

The Standard Error of the Mean

The Standard Error of the Proportion

Other Confidence Intervals

The t Distribution

Hypotheses and Testing Differences Between Means

Potential Errors: Type I and Type II

Chapter Summary

Chapter 7: Cross-tabulation and Chi-Square
Introduction

The “Environmental Decade”

Cross-tabulation Tables

Cross-tabulation and the Chi-Square Test of Statistical Significance

Chapter Summary

Chapter 8: Measures of Association for Categorical Variables
Introduction

Social Institutions and Social Control

Nominal Measures of Association

Ordinal Measures of Association

Chapter Summary

Chapter 9: Analysis of Variance
Introduction

Smoking on Campus

Analysis of Variance

Chapter Summary

Chapter 10: Correlation and Regression
Introduction

Unequal America

Scatterplots: The Underlying Logic Behind Correlation

Correlation

Linear Regression

Chapter Summary

Appendix
Answers to Chapter Exercises
Answers to In-Class Exercises
Glossary
References
Index