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Author Dattalo, Patrick.

Title Determining sample size : balancing power, precision, and practicality / Patrick Dattalo
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (167 pages) : illustrations
Series Pocket guides to social work research methods
Pocket guides to social work research methods.
Summary This text describes the following available approaches for estimating sample size in social work research and discusses their strengths and weaknesses: power analysis; heuristics or rules-of-thumb; confidence intervals; computer-intensive strategies; and ethical and cost considerations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Sampling (Statistics)
Social sciences -- Statistical methods.
Social surveys -- Methodology.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199865475 ebook
0199865477 ebook