Interpreting Data: A First Course in Statistics (Chapman & Hall/CRC Texts in Statistical Science 8)

Interpreting Data: A First Course in Statistics (Chapman & Hall/CRC Texts in Statistical Science 8)

By: Alan J. B. Anderson (author)Paperback

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This introduction to statistics emphasizes the importance of data - its collection, summary and appraisal - in the application of statistical techniques.

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Contents

Populations and samples. Published statistics. Summarizing data. Changes with time-index numbers. Demography. Components of population change - mortality, fertility. Population projection. Organization of surveys. Design of questionnaires. Analysis of surveys. Schemes of investigation. Controlled experiments. Clinical trials. Interrupted time-series studies. Association and causation. Smoking and lung cancer.

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/01/1989
  • ISBN13: 9780412295706
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 240
  • ID: 9780412295706
  • weight: 349
  • ISBN10: 0412295709

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