Learning Objectives

9-1 Describe the aims and purposes of quantitative data analysis.

9-2 Illustrate the overarching steps in quantitative data analysis.

9-3 Compare and contrast descriptive and inferential statistics.

9-4 Demonstrate when to use descriptive or inferential statistics.

9-5 Compare and contrast different inferential statistics.

9-6 Summarize how to handle missing or incomplete data.

9-7 Discuss the role of computer software in conducting quantitative data analysis.