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**Test Bank For Social Statistics for a Diverse Society 9th Edition By Frankfort-Nachmias**

**Test Bank For Social Statistics for a Diverse Society 9th Edition By Chava Frankfort-Nachmias, Anna Leon-Guerrero, Georgiann Davis, ISBN: 9781544339733**

The** Ninth Edition** of **Social Statistics for a Diverse Society** continues to emphasize intuition and common sense, while demonstrating the link between the practice of statistics and important social issues. Recognizing that we live in a world characterized by a growing diversity and richness of social differences, best-selling authors Frankfort-Nachmias, Leon-Guerrero, and Davis help students learn key statistical concepts through real research examples related to the dynamic interplay of race, class, gender, and other social variables. The text also helps readers develop important skills such as problem-solving (through a rich variety of exercises), use of statistical software (both SPSS and Excel), and interpreting research literature.

**Table Of Content**

The Research Process

Asking Research Questions

The Role of Theory

Formulating the Hypotheses

Collecting Data

Analyzing Data and Evaluating the Hypotheses

Examining a Diverse Society

Learning Statistics

Frequency Distributions

Proportions and Percentages

Percentage Distributions

The Construction of Frequency Distributions

Cumulative Distributions

Rates

Reading the Research Literature: Access to Public Benefits

Graphic Presentation of Data

The Pie Chart

The Bar Graph

The Histogram

The Statistical Map

The Line Graph

The Time-Series Chart

Statistics in Practice: Foreign-Born Population 65 Years and Over

The Mode

The Median

The Mean

Reading the Research Literature: The Case of Reporting Income

Statistics in Practice: The Shape of the Distribution

Considerations for Choosing a Measure of Central Tendency

The Importance of Measuring Variability

The Index of Qualitative Variation

Statistics in Practice: Diversity in U.S. Society

The Range

The Interquartile Range

The Box Plot

The Variance and the Standard Deviation

Considerations for Choosing a Measure of Variation

Reading the Research Literature: Community College Mentoring

Properties of the Normal Distribution

An Application of the Normal Curve

The Standard Normal Distribution

The Standard Normal Table

Reading the Research Literature: Child Health and Academic Achievement

Aims of Sampling

Basic Probability Principles

Probability Sampling

The Concept of the Sampling Distribution

The Sampling Distribution of the Mean

The Central Limit Theorem

Statistics in Practice: The 2016 U.S. Presidential Election

Point and Interval Estimation

Confidence Intervals for Means

Statistics in Practice: Hispanic Migration and Earnings

Confidence Intervals for Proportions

Reading the Research Literature: Women Victims of Intimate Violence

Assumptions of Statistical Hypothesis Testing

Stating the Research and Null Hypotheses

Probability Values and Alpha

The Five Steps in Hypothesis Testing: A Summary

Errors in Hypothesis Testing

Hypothesis Testing With One Sample and Population Variance Unknown

Hypothesis Testing With Two Sample Means

The Sampling Distribution of the Difference Between Means

The Five Steps in Hypothesis Testing About Difference Between Means: A Summary

Statistics in Practice: Vape Use Among Teens

Hypothesis Testing With Two Sample Proportions

Reading the Research Literature: Reporting the Results of Hypothesis Testing

How to Construct a Bivariate Table

How to Compute Percentages in a Bivariate Table

Reading the Research Literature: Racial Disparities and Educational Attainment

The Properties of a Bivariate Relationship

Elaboration

Reading the Research Literature: The Digital Divide

The Concept of Chi-Square as a Statistical Test

The Concept of Statistical Independence

The Structure of Hypothesis Testing With Chi-Square

Statistics in Practice: Respondent and Mother Education

Proportional Reduction of Error

Lambda: A Measure of Association for Nominal Variables

Cramer’s V: A Chi-Square—Related Measure of Association for Nominal Variables

Gamma and Kendall’s Tau-b: Symmetrical Measures of Association for Ordinal Variables

Reading the Research Literature: India’s Internet-Using Population

Understanding Analysis of Variance

The Structure of Hypothesis Testing With ANOVA

The Five Steps in Hypothesis Testing: A Summary

Statistics in Practice: The Ethical Consumer

Reading the Research Literature: College Satisfaction Among Latino Students

The Scatter Diagram

Linear Relationships and Prediction Rules

A Negative Relationship: Age and Internet Hours per Week

Methods for Assessing the Accuracy of Predictions

Testing the Significance of r^2 Using ANOVA

Statistics in Practice: Multiple Regression and ANOVA

Reading the Research Literature: Academic Intentions and Support