Frequency Distributions: A Data-Driven Learning Guide (ICPSR 207)

Principal Investigator(s): Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research


Data-Driven Learning Guides are a collection of instructional exercises that can be used to enhance teaching of core concepts in the social sciences. This learning guide provides an introduction to univariate analysis through freqency distributions. It also demonstrates why basic frequency tables are important and how they are read and interpreted. The data used in this learning guide concerns Americans' attitudes about the President in 2005.

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    instructional materials, public opinion, social sciences, statistical data

Geographic Coverage:    United States

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Other Data-Driven Learning Guides covering such topics as aging, gender, race, social class, and health are available on ICPSR's Online Learning Center Web site.