The basics of nonparametric statistics

S. Fitzgerald, D. Dimitrov, P. Rumrill

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This article introduces readers to the data analytic subparadigm of nonparametric statistics. The authors begin with an explanation of how and under what circumstances nonparametric statistics are used, then describe specific nonparametric techniques which are commonly used in social science research. Examples from the contemporary rehabilitation literature are provided throughout the article.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)287-292
Number of pages6
Issue number3
StatePublished - 2001


  • Nonparametric statistics
  • Research design

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Rehabilitation
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health


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