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Applied Statistics for the Social and Health Sciences provides graduate students in the social and health sciences with the basic skills that they need to estimate interpret present and publish statistical models using contemporary standards The book targets the social and health science branches such as human development public health sociology psychology education and social work in which students bring a wide range of mathematical skills and have a wide range of methodological affinities For these students a successful course in statistics will not only offer statistical content but will also help them develop an appreciation for how statistical techniques might answer some of the research questions of interest to them This book is for use in a two-semester graduate course sequence covering basic univariate and bivariate statistics and regression models for nominal and ordinal outcomes in addition to covering ordinary least squares regression Key features of the book include interweaving the teaching of statistical concepts with examples developed for the course from publicly-available social science data or drawn from the literature thorough integration of teaching statistical theory with teaching data processing and analysis teaching of both SAS and Stata side-by-side and use of chapter exercises in which students practice programming and interpretation on the same data set and course exercises in which students can choose their own research questions and data set This book is for a two-semester course For a one-semester course see http//wwwroutledgecom/9780415991544/Applied Statistics for the Social and Health Sciences 1st Edition by Rachel A Gordon and Publisher Routledge Save up to 80 by choosing the eTextbook option for ISBN 9781136484186 1136484183 The print version of this textbook is ISBN 9780415875363 0415875366

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Applied Statistics for the Social and Health Sciences provides graduate students in the social and health sciences with the basic skills that they need to estimate interpret present and publish statistical models using contemporary standards The book targets the social and health science branches such as human development public health sociology psychology education and social work in which students bring a wide range of mathematical skills and have a wide range of methodological affinities For these students a successful course in statistics will not only offer statistical content but will also help them develop an appreciation for how statistical techniques might answer some of the research questions of interest to them This book is for use in a two-semester graduate course sequence covering basic univariate and bivariate statistics and regression models for nominal and ordinal outcomes in addition to covering ordinary least squares regression Key features of the book include interweaving the teaching of statistical concepts with examples developed for the course from publicly-available social science data or drawn from the literature thorough integration of teaching statistical theory with teaching data processing and analysis teaching of both SAS and Stata side-by-side and use of chapter exercises in which students practice programming and interpretation on the same data set and course exercises in which students can choose their own research questions and data set This book is for a two-semester course For a one-semester course see http//wwwroutledgecom/9780415991544/Applied Statistics for the Social and Health Sciences 1st Edition by Rachel A Gordon and Publisher Routledge Save up to 80 by choosing the eTextbook option for ISBN 9781136484186 1136484183 The print version of this textbook is ISBN 9780415875363 0415875366