# Statistical Methods

Statistical Methods, 3e provides students with a working introduction to statistical methods offering a wide range of applications that emphasize the quantitative skills useful across many academic disciplines. This text takes a classic approach emphasizing concepts and techniques for working out problems and intepreting results. The book includes research projects, real-world case studies, numerous examples and data exercises organized by level of difficulty. This text requires that a student be familiar with algebra.

New to this edition:

• NEW expansion of exercises applying different techniques and methods
• NEW examples and datasets using current real-world data
• New text organization to create a more natural connection between regression and the Analysis of the Variance
• NEW material on generalized linear models
• NEW expansion of nonparametric techniques
• NEW student research projects
• NEW case studies for gathering, summarizing, and analyzing data

Supplements:

• NEW companion website with downloadable data sets and additional resources including live links to statistical software such as SAS and SPSS
• Student Solutions Manual - to come
• Instructor Manual - to come
• Sample chapter - http://www.elsevierdirect.com/product.jsp?isbn=9780123749703

Audience
Advanced undergraduates majoring or minoring in statistics, math or graduate students in an applied field requiring statistical methods: psychology, public administration, economics, sociology, education, public health, engineering, agriculture.

Hardbound, 824 Pages

Published: July 2010

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-374970-3

## Contents

• 1. Data and statistics; 2. Probability and sampling distributions; 3. Principles of inference; 4. Inferences on a single population; 5. Inferences for two populations; 6. Inferences for two or more means; 7. Linear regression; 8. Multiple regression; 9. Linear models; 10. Factorial experiments; 11. Design of experiments;12. Categorical data; 13. Generalized linear models; 14. Nonparametric methods

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