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An introduction to survey research, polling, and data analysis

Author: Herbert F Weisberg; Jon A Krosnick; Bruce D Bowen
Publisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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"Why should we believe the results of surveys based on relatively few interviews? What are the appropriate cautions in interpreting survey reports? Aimed at answering these questions, An Introduction to Survey Research, Polling, and Data Analysis, Third Edition describes how surveys are conducted in such a way that they can be believed, explains how to read statistical reports and analyze data, and provides  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Statistics
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Weisberg, Herbert F.
Introduction to survey research, polling, and data analysis.
Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, ©1996
(OCoLC)756424891
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Herbert F Weisberg; Jon A Krosnick; Bruce D Bowen
ISBN: 0803974019 9780803974012 0803974027 9780803974029
OCLC Number: 34190828
Notes: Revised edition of: An introduction to survey research and data analysis / Herbert F. Weisberg, Jon A. Krosnick, Bruce D. Bowen. 2nd ed. c1989.
Description: xiv, 394 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The nature of survey research --
The survey process --
Sampling procedures --
Questionnaire construction --
The data collection stage --
Coding practices --
Designing survey --
The process of data analysis --
Single-variable statistics --
Statistical inference for means --
Two-variable tables --
Measures of association --
Control tables --
Correlation and regression --
Writing survey reports --
Evaluating surveys --
The ethics of polls.
Responsibility: Herbert F. Weisberg, Jon A. Krosnick, Bruce D. Bowen.

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