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Need to know how to build and test models based on data? Intermediate Statistics For Dummies gives you the knowledge to estimate, investigate, correlate, and congregate certain variables based on the information at hand. The techniques you’ll learn in this book are the same techniques used by professionals in medical and scientific fields.
Picking up right where Statistics For Dummies left off, this straightforward, easy-to-follow book guides you beyond Central Limit Theorem and hypothesis tests and immerses you in flavors of regression, ANOVA, and nonparametric procedures. Unlike regular statistics books, this guide provides full explanations of intermediate statistical ideas; computer input dissection; an extensive number of examples, tips, strategies, and warnings; and clear, concise step-by-step procedures—all in a language you can understand. You’ll soon discover how to:
- Analyze data and base models off of your data
- Make predictions using regression
- Compare many means with ANOVA
- Test models using Chi-square
- Dealing with abnormal data
In addition, this book includes a list of wrong statistical conclusions and common questions that professors ask using computer output. This book also adopts a nonlinear approach, making it possible to skip to the information you need without having to read previous chapters. With Intermediate Statistics For Dummies, you’ll have all the tools you need to make important decisions in all types of professional areas—from biology and engineering to business and politics!
About the Author
has a PhD in Statistics from The Ohio State University (1993). She is a Statistics Education Specialist/Auxiliary Faculty Member for the Department of Statistics. Dr. Rumsey has been given the distinction of being named a Fellow of the American Statistical Association. She has also won the Presidential Teaching Award from Kansas State University. She is the author of Statistics For Dummies, Statistics Workbook For Dummies,
and Probability For Dummies
. She has published numerous papers and given many professional presentations on the subject of statistics education. Her passions include being with her family, bird watching, solving Sudoku puzzles, getting more seat time on her Kubota tractor, and cheering the Ohio State Buckeyes on to another National Championship.