Written in non-technical, everyday language, this supplementary text is a quick guide to understanding data. Readers will learn about and practice working with graphs and tables found in popular and scholarly publications, and understand the output from statistical software. Statistics, tables, graphs, and figures discussed are presented in four steps: Defining it Describing where it should or should not be used. Showing how it is used in a popular magazine or newspaper, academic journal, or in output from SPSS software. Discussing how to interpret its meaning.Nardi, Peter M. is the author of 'Interpreting Data With Research Navigator', published 2005 under ISBN 9780205439195 and ISBN 0205439195.