## An Introduction to Statistical Techniques for Social Research |

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### Contents

definition of some basic terms | 8 |

The Measurement of Social | 14 |

validity and reliability | 23 |

Copyright | |

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alpha analysis Appendix attitude basic calculated cell central tendency Chapter confidence interval contingency table correlation counties cross-tabulation death denial dependent dummy variables elderly equal equation estimate example expected frequencies Female Figure formula gamma graph income independent variable indicates inferential statistics interpretation lambda level of measurement level of significance Male measure of association median midpoint multiple regression null hypothesis ordinal variables pairs percent confidence interval percentile population mean population parameters predict presented probability problem procedures proportion quantitative variables question random sample ranks ratio regression coefficients reject H0 reject the null rejection region relationship relative frequency research hypothesis researcher wanted rural sample statistic sampling distribution scale scatter diagram score social sociological Spearman's rho square standard deviation standard error statistical techniques test of significance test statistic tion Total two-tailed type I error urban values variance variation