An Introduction to Categorical Data AnalysisPraise for the First Edition "This is a superb text from which to teach categorical dataanalysis, at a variety of levels. . . [t]his book can be veryhighly recommended." "Of great interest to potential readers is the variety of fieldsthat are represented in the examples: health care, financial,government, product marketing, and sports, to name a few." "Alan Agresti has written another brilliant account of theanalysis of categorical data." The use of statistical methods for categorical data is everincreasing in today's world. An Introduction to Categorical DataAnalysis, Second Edition provides an applied introduction tothe most important methods for analyzing categorical data. This newedition summarizes methods that have long played a prominent rolein data analysis, such as chi-squared tests, and also placesspecial emphasis on logistic regression and other modelingtechniques for univariate and correlated multivariate categoricalresponses. This Second Edition features:
Written in an applied, nontechnical style, the book illustratesmethods using a wide variety of real data, including medicalclinical trials, drug use by teenagers, basketball shooting,horseshoe crab mating, environmental opinions, correlates ofhappiness, and much more. An Introduction to Categorical Data Analysis, SecondEdition is an invaluable tool for social, behavioral, andbiomedical scientists, as well as researchers in public health,marketing, education, biological and agricultural sciences, andindustrial quality control. |