This accessible introdution to statistics using the program Minitab explains when to apply and how to calculate and interpret a wide range of statistical procedures commonly used in the social sciences. Keeping statistical symbols and formulae to a minimum and using simple examples, this book:
* Assumes no prior knowledge of statistics or computing
* Includes a concise introduction to the program Minitab
* Describes a wider range of tests than other introductory texts
* Contains a comprehensive range of exercises with answers.
Basic Statistics for Social Research will prove an invaluable introductory statistics text for students, and a useful resource for graduates and professionals engaged in research in the social sciences.