Statistics Resources

 

U.S. Demographic and Statistical Information

 

2007 Washington State Data Book

http://www.ofm.wa.gov/databook/

 

The 2006 U.S. Census Bureau Statistical Abstract (National Data Book)

http://www.census.gov/compendia/statab/

 

FedStats (The gateway to statistics from over 100 U.S. Federal agencies)

http://www.fedstats.gov/

 

Statistics

 

Gallery of Distributions

http://www.itl.nist.gov/div898/handbook/eda/section3/eda366.htm

 

Distribution Tables

http://www.statsoft.com/textbook/sttable.html

 

Sampling Distributions (standard error and Central Limit Theorem)

http://www.ruf.rice.edu/~lane/stat_sim/sampling_dist/index.html

 

Statistics Every Writer Should Know: A simple guide to understanding basic statistics, for journalists and other writers who might not know math.

http://www.robertniles.com/stats/

 

Statistical Significance

http://www.statpac.com/surveys/statistical-significance.htm

 

 

Tables

 

U.S. Population 1790-2000

http://www.u-s-history.com/pages/h980.html

 

U.S. Population, Land Area and Density, 1790-2000

http://www.u-s-history.com/pages/h986.html

 

Depression Era Employment Statistics

http://www.u-s-history.com/pages/h1528.html

 

 

Graphics and Maps

A Graphic Look at the World

http://www.theglobaleducationproject.org/earth/index.php

 

Mapping Techniques

On the first map of presidential election results, the size of each state is adjusted for population size.  The next map looks at the Electoral College, and there are more. 
http://www-personal.umich.edu/~mejn/election/2008/

 The second URL shows other examples of the same mapping technique.  http://www.creativereview.co.uk/crblog/the-atlas-of-the-real-world/

 http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/picturegalleries/3109042/The-Atlas-of-the-Real-World.html

 

Statistics and Calculus

http://people.hofstra.edu/Stefan_Waner/Cprob/Cprobintro.html

 

Statistical Tests

 

Chi-Square

http://math.hws.edu/javamath/ryan/ChiSquare.html

 

T-Test

http://www.socialresearchmethods.net/kb/stat_t.htm

 

Multiple Regression

http://www.statsoft.com/textbook/stmulreg.html

 

Factor Analysis

http://www.psych.cornell.edu/Darlington/factor.htm

 

Statistical Resources

http://www.lib.umich.edu/govdocs/stats.html

 

Exercises and Tutorials

 

Exercises for students

http://www.ruf.rice.edu/~lane/stat_sim/sampling_dist/index.html

 

Elementary Statistics Tutorial Page

http://mail.pittstate.edu/~winters/tutorial/

 

 

Instructor Resources:

 

Karl Wuensch's Statistics Lessons (East Carolina University)

http://core.ecu.edu/psyc/wuenschk/StatsLessons.htm

 

Elementary Statistics Syllabus

http://www.ltcconline.net/greenl/syllabi/f08/201syl.htm

 

NEP Scale

http://www.prenhall.com/divisions/hss/app/social/addchap9.html

 

Survey Monkey

http://www.surveymonkey.com/

 

Statcrunch

http://www.statcrunch.com/

 

 

Online Statistics Textbooks

 

HyperStat Online Statistics Textbook

http://davidmlane.com/hyperstat/

 

Elementary Concepts in Statistics

http://www.statsoft.com/textbook/esc.html

 

 

Statistics Software

 

R Statistics (Open source program)

http://www.r-project.org/

 

Statistics Using R tutorial

http://www.math.ilstu.edu/dhkim/Rstuff/Rtutor.html

 

 

 

The Great Depression Facts

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/usaweb/factfile/Unique-facts-USA10.htm

Date: October 29, 1929 to 1941

Total U.S. Population: 122.8 million (*299,398,484)

Life expectancy: 59 yrs

Average annual income: $750

Unemployed: 3.2 million

President: Herbert Hoover (19291933), Franklin Delano Roosevelt (1933 - 1945)

*2006 estimate