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Published: 19 September 2017

240 Pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/2 inches

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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