# Week 8: \*\ Inferential statistics II - Population and testing difference

# Key concepts

- Population proportions (Meier et al., 2015)
- Difference of means (Meier et al., 2015)
- One-way ANOVA (Wonnacott & Wonnacott, 1990)
- Independent and dependent samples (Meier et al., 2015)
- Contingency tables (Meier et al., 2015)

# Before class

## Required readings

- Meier, K. J., Brudney, J. L., & Bohte, J. (2015).
*Applied Statistics for Public and Nonprofit Administration*(Ninth edition). Cengage Learning., Chapters 12-14, Ch 15 (pp 258-268) - Wonnacott, T. H., & Wonnacott, R. J. (1990).
*Introductory Statistics*(5th ed). Wiley., Only Chapter 10.1 (one-way ANOVA) - Klein, G., & Dabney, A. (2013).
*The Cartoon Introduction to Statistics*(First edition). Hill and Wang, a Division of Farrar, Straus and Giroux., Chapters 11, 12 & 13

## Recommended readings

- Fink, S. (2018). Puerto Rico: How Do We Know 3,000 People Died as a Result of Hurricane Maria?
*The New York Times*. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/02/us/puerto-rico-death-tolls.html - ZACH. (2020).
*4 Examples of Using ANOVA in Real Life*. Statology. https://www.statology.org/anova-real-life-examples/

# In class

Take the pre-lecture survey here.