## Social StatisticsPurposes and limitations of statistics; Theory, measurement, and mathematics; Univariate descriptive statistics; Nominal scales: proportions, percentages and ratios; Interval scales: frequency distributions and graphics presentation; Interval scales: measures of central tendency; Measures of dispersion; The normal distribution; Inductive statistics; Introduction to inductive statistics; Probability; Testing hypotheses: the binomial distribution; Single-sample tests involving means and proportions; Point and interval estimation; Bivariate and multivariate statistics; Two-sample tests: difference of means and proportions; Ordinal scales: two-sample nonparametric tests; Nominal scales: contigency problems; Analysis of variance; Correlation and regression; multiple and partial correlation; Analysis of covariance, dummy variables, and other applications of the linear model; Sampling; Appendix; Index. |

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### Contents

Purposes and Limitations of Statistics | 3 |

Theory Measurement and Mathematics | 11 |

Frequency Distributions and Graphic Presentation | 41 |

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