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Using published data [electronic resource] : errors and remedies / Herbert Jacob.

By: Jacob, Herbert, 1933-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Quantitative applications in the social sciences: no. 07-042.Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : Sage Publications, c1984Description: 1 online resource (63 p.).ISBN: 0585213399 (electronic bk.); 9780585213392 (electronic bk.); 9781412986472 (electronic bk.); 1412986478 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Social sciences -- Statistics -- Research -- Methodology | Sciences sociales -- Statistiques -- Recherche -- M�ethodologie | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Research | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Methodology | Gegevensverzameling | Gebruik | Fouten | Datenauswertung | Datenerhebung | Zuverl�assigkeit | Social sciences Research DataGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Using published data.DDC classification: 300/.72 Other classification: 70.03 | CU 2000 | CV 2000 | MR 2000 | MR 2100 | QH 200 | QH 235 Online resources: EBSCOhost Summary: The apparent authenticity of published data can be as dangerous as it is inviting. This guide points out the main dangers (sampling errors, measurement errors, and invalid or unreliable procedures) and analyses the various ways in which these problems arise, giving numerous examples.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 59-62).

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The apparent authenticity of published data can be as dangerous as it is inviting. This guide points out the main dangers (sampling errors, measurement errors, and invalid or unreliable procedures) and analyses the various ways in which these problems arise, giving numerous examples.

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Using published data by Jacob, Herbert, ©1984
Using published data by Jacob, Herbert, ©1984
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