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Teenage Pregnancy in the United States 1950-1990 : Analysis Using Census Data and Contingency Tables part of SSDAN:Activities
This social science lab exercise uses Census data to examine teenage pregnancy in the United States over time and by socio-demographic variables. Students will learn how to access and interpre data as well as begin to think sociologically about teen pregnancy patterns and risk factors.
Shifting Attitudes on the Second Shift: A Statistical Analysis of Women and Work part of QuIRK:Curricular Materials:Quantitative Writing:Examples
(How) have public attitudes about work and gender changed over the last 25 years? Using the General Social Survey (available online) students will conduct a descriptive statistical analysis of Americans perceptions about women and work from 1988. They will then contextualize their findings within the contemporary literature about these issues.