SAS System for Elementary Statistical Analysis, Second Edition

ISBN-10: 1580250181

ISBN-13: 9781580250184

Edition: 2nd 1999

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Book details

List price: $54.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: SAS Publishing
Publication date: 8/1/1997
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 456
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

Acknowledgmentsp. ix
The Basicsp. 1
Introductionp. 3
Purposep. 5
Audiencep. 5
What This Book Is and Isn'tp. 5
How This Book Is Organizedp. 6
How to Use This Bookp. 11
What SAS Software Do You Need?p. 12
Getting Startedp. 13
Knowing about Your Computerp. 15
Knowing About SAS Software and Your Computerp. 17
Getting Started with SAS Softwarep. 19
Summaryp. 31
Further Readingp. 33
Creating SAS Data Setsp. 35
What Is a Data Set?p. 37
Understanding the SAS DATA Stepp. 37
Creating the Speeding Ticket DATA Setp. 45
Printing a Data Setp. 46
Sorting a Data Setp. 49
Summariesp. 51
Advanced Topicsp. 53
Advanced Topics Summariesp. 66
Further Readingp. 70
Summarizing Datap. 73
Levels of Measurementp. 75
Examining Data for Errorsp. 78
Descriptive Statisticsp. 79
Frequency Tablesp. 88
Bar Chartsp. 92
Exploratory Data Analysis: Simple Plotsp. 108
Using SAS/INSIGHT Softwarep. 112
Summariesp. 118
Further Readingp. 123
Statistical Backgroundp. 125
Understanding Some Basic Statistical Conceptsp. 127
Populations and Samplesp. 129
The Normal Distributionp. 133
Parametric and Nonparametric Statistical Methodsp. 137
Testing for Normalityp. 137
Building a Hypothesis Testp. 149
Statistical and Practical Significancep. 152
Summariesp. 156
Further Readingp. 158
Estimating the Meanp. 161
Using One Number to Estimate the Meanp. 163
Effect of Sample Sizep. 163
Effect of Population Variabilityp. 166
The Distribution of Sample Averagesp. 168
Confidence Intervals for the Meanp. 173
Summariesp. 177
Further Readingp. 179
Comparing Groupsp. 181
Comparing Two Groupsp. 183
Deciding between Independent and Paired Groupsp. 185
Summarizing Data from Two Independent Groupsp. 185
Summarizing Data from Paired Observationsp. 194
Building Hypothesis Tests to Compare Two Groupsp. 199
Performing the Two-Sample t-testp. 202
Performing the Wilcoxon Rank Sum Testp. 206
Performing the Paired-Difference t-testp. 211
Performing the Wilcoxon Signed Rank Testp. 214
Comparing Two Groups by Using PROC INSIGHTp. 215
Summariesp. 223
Further Readingp. 228
Comparing More Than Two Groupsp. 229
Summarizing Data from More Than Two Groupsp. 231
Building a Hypothesis Test to Compare More Than Two Groupsp. 238
Performing a One-Way Analysis of Variancep. 241
Performing a Kruskal-Wallis Testp. 247
Multiple Comparison Proceduresp. 250
Comparing More than Two Groups Using PROC INSIGHTp. 267
Summaryp. 271
Further Readingp. 276
Fitting Lines to Datap. 279
Correlation and Regressionp. 281
Creating a Data Setp. 283
Plotting Two Variablesp. 284
Calculating the Correlation Coefficientp. 286
Performing Straight-Line Regressionp. 289
Regression with Two or More Independent Variablesp. 306
Fitting Curvesp. 311
Correlation and Regression when Using PROC INSIGHTp. 318
Summariesp. 324
Further Readingp. 333
Basic Regression Diagnosticsp. 335
Diagnostic Toolsp. 337
Characteristics of Residualsp. 337
Using Plots of Residuals against Predicted Valuesp. 341
Finding Out if More Terms Are Needed in a Modelp. 343
Using Plots of Residuals against Independent Variablesp. 346
Checking for Outliers in the Datap. 353
Residual Plots in Time Sequencep. 357
Summary of Diagnostics for KILOWATT and ENGINE Datap. 359
Summariesp. 361
Further Readingp. 365
Data in Tablesp. 367
Creating and Analyzing Crosstabulationsp. 369
Creating Tablesp. 371
Testing for Independence between Classification Variablesp. 379
Measures of Association with Ordinal Variablesp. 384
PROC INSIGHT and Crosstabulationsp. 389
Summariesp. 389
Further Readingp. 393
Appendicesp. 395
Display Manager Basicsp. 397
Windows in DMSp. 399
Typing in and Running a SAS Programp. 401
Printing and Saving Outputp. 405
Troubleshootingp. 407
Solving Common Program Problemsp. 409
Can't Get SAS Software to Runp. 409
Received Message about Syntax Errorp. 409
Received Error Message about Invalid Datap. 410
Formatted Values Incompletep. 410
Received "Wrong" Summaries and an Error Messagep. 411
Received One Summary Instead of Severalp. 412
"Wrong" Chart Producedp. 412
Didn't Get an Analysis of Variancep. 413
Didn't Get Multiple Comparison Proceduresp. 413
Couldn't Add Variable to Regressionp. 413
Different Regression Results for Same MODEL Statementsp. 414
Table Doesn't Show All Levels of a Variablep. 414
Additional Informationp. 415
Publications Catalogp. 417
Consulting Services and Trainingp. 417
News Magazinep. 417
Technical Journalp. 417
Technical Supportp. 418
SAS Users Group International (SUGI)p. 418
Licensing SAS Softwarep. 418
Syntax Summaryp. 419
Glossary of SAS Termsp. 425
Indexp. 429
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