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### Contents

The What and the Why of Statistics | 1 |

Frequency Distributions | 37 |

Percentage Distributions | 43 |

Copyright | |

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analysis attitudes average bar chart bivariate relationship bivariate table box plot Census central tendency Chapter chi-square column computed confidence interval construct control variable Crosstabs dependent variable describe differences discuss displayed earnings estimate ethnic example exercise females Figure formula frequency distribution gamma gender graphs Hispanic histogram home ownership illustrate income interquartile range interval-ratio variables job security lambda Learning Check level of measurement males measure of association measure of central median Medicaid mode Native American nominal variables null hypothesis number of children observations occupations ordinal variables pairs percentage distribution percentile prediction procedure proportion question race random sample rates regression respondents sample means sampling distribution shows skewed Social Survey SPSS standard deviation standard error Statistics in Practice subsample support for abortion tion total number U.S. Bureau United variance women