An Educated View on Gun Control
Destiny D. Raine
Fundamentals of Statistics (SOC 003)
Professor Cathcart
July 1, 2017
An Educated View on Gun Control 1
Statement of Problem
Does a higher degree in edu
Destiny Raine
June 30, 2017
Tables and Charts
Statistics
RS HIGHEST DEGREE
N
Valid
2044
Missin
0
g
Mode
1
Range
4
Minimum
0
Maximum
4
RS HIGHEST DEGREE
Frequency % Valid %
Valid LT HIGH SCHOOL 305
14.
Chapter Ten
Relationships Between Two
Variables: Cross-Tabulation
Introduction
Bivariate Analysis: A statistical
method designed to detect and describe
the relationship between two variables.
Cross-Ta
Chapter 12
Analysis of Variance
(ANOVA)
Chapter 14 1
ANOVA
Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) - An
inferential statistical technique designed to
test for significant relationships between
two variables in
Chapter Ten
Relationships Between Two
Variables: Cross-Tabulation
Introduction
Bivariate
Analysis: A statistical method
designed to detect and describe the
relationship between two variables.
Cross-
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Chapter Four
Measures of Central Tendency
Measure of Central Tendency
Measures of Central Tendency are numbers
that describe what is average or typical of the
distribution.
In this chapter we
Chapter Five
Measures of Variability
Why use Measures of
Variability?
Although measures of central
tendency can be helpful, they only
tell part of the story.
When we use measures of central
tendency a
Chapter 7
Sampling and Sampling Distributions
Population
Researchers in the social science almost
never have enough time or money to collect
information about the entire group that
interests them.
T
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Chapter 11
The Chi-Square Test and Measures of
Association
Chi-Square as a Statistical Test
Chi-square test: an inferential
statistics technique designed to test for
significant relationships
Chapter 9
Testing Hypotheses
Statistical Hypothesis
Testing
Statistical hypothesis testing is a
procedure that allows us to evaluate
hypotheses about population
parameters based on sample
statistics.
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Chapter Three
Graphic Presentation
Why Graphs
People are intimidated by statistical
information presented in a frequency
distribution, but they find graphs readable.
Graphs tell a story in p
Chapter Two
Organization of Information:
Frequency Distributions
Frequency Distributions
Using a frequency distribution is the most
basic method for organizing data.
A frequency distribution is a ta
My hypothesis
As education increases the ideal number of children will decrease.
To get the information you need from SPSS you should:
Frequencies with charts
With charts:
a. Click Analyze -> Descript
Codebook
Social Statistics for a Diverse Society, 7th Edition
Dataset
Monitoring the Future, 2011 Survey (12th Graders only)
File name
MTF11SSDS.sav
Cases Sampled
1500
Variables Employed
50
Citation
J
Codebook
Social Statistics for a Diverse Society, 7th Edition
Dataset
General Social Survey, 2010 Merged Dataset
File name
GSS10SSDS.sav
Cases Sampled
1500
Variables Employed
169
Citation
Smith, T.W.,
Sociology 3
Fundamentals of Statistics
Professor Cathcart
Two main reasons why learning
Statistics may be of value.
You are constantly exposed to
statistics every day of your life. By
learning statist
Grading for Research Paper
Statement of Problem Possible points 10
Describe precisely what you intend to show/argue and why.
One Hypothesis
Possible points 10
Pick tow variables from SPSS to form a hy
Happily Married Couples
Jane Doe
Fundamentals of Statistics (SOC 003)
Professor Tortoris
August 1, 2012
Happily Married Couples 1
Statement of Problem
Do married couples experience higher levels of ha
Chapter 8
Estimation
Population parameter or sample
estimates of population parameters
The average income of all adult
Americans.
The percentage who favored
increasing affirmative action
programs in
Chapter 6
The Normal Distribution
Chapter 9 1
Properties of a Normal
Distribution
A normal curve of normal distribution looks
like a bell-shaped frequency .
The normal distribution is perfectly
symm
Chapter 11
The Chi-Square Test and Measures of
Association
Chi-Square as a Statistical Test
Chi-square test: an inferential
statistics technique designed to test for
significant relationships between
Chapter Five
Measures of Variability
Why use Measures of
Variability?
Although measures of central
tendency can be helpful, they only
tell part of the story.
When we use measures of central
tendency a
Chapter
Chapter 9
9
Testing Hypotheses
Statistical Hypothesis
Testing
Statistical hypothesis testing is a
procedure that allows us to
evaluate hypotheses about
population parameters based on
sample s
Chapter 7
Sampling and Sampling Distributions
Population
Researchers in the social science almost
never have enough time or money to collect
information about the entire group that
interests them.
T
Review for chapters 1-4
In 1995, the Bureau of the Census issued a report describing recent
and long-term trends in immigration (Current Population Reports, P20486), which included the variables liste
1. Chi-square is
a. used for 2 X 2 tables only
b. a descriptive statistic only
c. a measure of the magnitude of association
d. a test for departure from independence
2. Chi-square is
a. a PRE statisti
Chapter Four
Measures of Central Tendency
Measure of Central Tendency
Measures of Central Tendency are numbers
that describe what is average or typical of the
distribution.
In this chapter we will lea
Castro 1
Independent Variable: Respondents Sex
Frequencies
Statistics
N
RESPONDENT
SEX BEFORE
S SEX
MARRIAGE
Valid
4901
3231
0
1670
Missing
Frequency Table
RESPONDENTS SEX
Cumulative
Frequency
Valid
P
Statistics
N
RESPONDENT
SEX BEFORE
S SEX
MARRIAGE
Valid
4901
3231
0
1670
2
4
Missing
Mode
Since my independent and dependent variables are both nominal variables, I only calculated the
mode for each o
Crosstabs
Case Processing Summary
Cases
Valid
N
SEX BEFORE MARRIAGE *
3231
Missing
Percent
65.9%
N
1670
Total
Percent
34.1%
N
Percent
4901
100.0%
RESPONDENTS SEX
SEX BEFORE MARRIAGE * RESPONDENTS SEX