Determining sample size : balancing power, precision, and practicality

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

Main Author: Dattalo, Patrick
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2008, 2008
Series:Pocket guides to social work research methods / Pocket guides to social work research methods
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
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
Physical Description:167 p. ill
ISBN:9780199865475
0199865477