Table of Contents

I. EXPLORING AND UNDERSTANDING DATA

  1. Stats Start Here
  2. Displaying and Describing Categorical Data
  3. Displaying and Summarizing Quantitative Data
  4. Understanding and Comparing Distributions
  5. The Standard Deviation as a Ruler and the Normal Model

II. EXPLORING RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN VARIABLES

  1. Scatterplots, Association, and Correlation
  2. Linear Regression
  3. Regression Wisdom
  4. Re-expressing Data: Get it Straight!

III. GATHERING DATA

  1. Understanding Randomness
  2. Sample Surveys
  3. Experiments and Observational Studies

IV. RANDOMNESS AND PROBABILITY

  1. From Randomness to Probability
  2. Probability Rules!
  3. Random Variables
  4. Probability Models

V. FROM THE DATA AT HAND TO THE WORLD AT LARGE

  1. Sampling Distribution Models
  2. Confidence Intervals for Proportions
  3. Testing Hypotheses about Proportions
  4. More about Tests and Intervals
  5. Comparing Two Proportions

VI. LEARNING ABOUT THE WORLD

  1. Inferences about Means
  2. Comparing Means
  3. Paired Samples and Blocks

VII. INFERENCE WHEN VARIABLES ARE RELATED

  1. Comparing Counts
  2. Inferences for Regression
  3. Analysis of Variance (online)
  4. Multiple Regression (online)

Appendixes

  • A Selected Formulas
  • B Guide to Statistical Software
  • C Answers
  • D Photo and Text Acknowledgments
  • E Index
  • F Tables