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Published: 12 October 2017

240 Pages


ISBN: 9780199391493

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Data Analysis with Small Samples and Non-Normal Data

Nonparametrics and Other Strategies

Carl F. Siebert and Darcy Clay Siebert

Pocket Guide to Social Work Research Methods

  • Written in straightforward, accessible language for non-statisticians
  • Emphasis is on applied statistics rather than equations and statistical theory
  • Addresses the ongoing debate in social sciences about treating ordinal data as if they were interval
  • Features practical examples and step-by-step instructions
  • Includes screenshots of SPSS to assist readers in following the procedures
  • Shares examples of how to describe findings in both statistical and everyday language
  • Useful companion website contains syntax, data set, and additional resources
  • First chapter contextualizes nonparametric techniques, including issues of measurement, assumptions, advantages and disadvantages, and "how small is small."

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