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Statistics in social work : an introduction to practical applications / by Amy Batchelor.

By: Batchelor, Amy [author]Material type: Computer fileComputer fileLanguage: English Publication details: New York : Columbia University Press, 2020 Description: 1 online resource (206, pages) : color illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780231550222 (e-book)Subject(s): Social service -- Statistical methods | Social service -- PracticeLOC classification: HV29 | B31 2020Online resources: Click here to read Full-Text E-Book | Log-in to the website is required to read this e-book. Click here to request access.
Contents:
1. Introduction -- 2. Creating useful data -- 3. Understanding people and populations -- 4. Variance : the distance between us -- 5. The statistics of relationships -- 6. Sampling : the who and the how -- 7. What works? hypothesis testing and inferential statistics -- 8. When two is not enough : testing with multiple groups -- 9. An introduction to advanced concepts
Summary: This concise and approachable introduction to statistics limits its coverage to the concepts most relevant to social workers. Besides presenting key concepts, it focuses on real-world examples that students will encounter in a social work practice.
List(s) this item appears in: New Online E-Books 2021 (as of Nov)
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1. Introduction -- 2. Creating useful data -- 3. Understanding people and populations -- 4. Variance : the distance between us -- 5. The statistics of relationships --
6. Sampling : the who and the how -- 7. What works? hypothesis testing and inferential statistics -- 8. When two is not enough : testing with multiple groups --
9. An introduction to advanced concepts

This concise and approachable introduction to statistics limits its coverage to the concepts most relevant to social workers. Besides presenting key concepts, it focuses on real-world examples that students will encounter in a social work practice.

Fund 164 CE-Logic, Inc. Purchased March 2, 2021 OEBP000160 P. Roderno PHP 4,588.00
2021-03-110 7813 to 7820

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