Using SPSS for Windows: Data Analysis and Graphics by Susan B. Gerber

By Susan B. Gerber

The moment variation of this well known advisor demonstrates the method of getting into and reading info utilizing the newest model of SPSS (12.0), and is additionally applicable for these utilizing previous types of SPSS. The publication is straightforward to stick with simply because all approaches are defined in a step by step layout designed for the beginner consumer. scholars are brought to the explanation of statistical assessments and certain reasons of effects are given via truly annotated examples of SPSS output. themes coated variety from descriptive facts via a number of regression research. additionally, this advisor contains themes now not mostly lined in different books similar to chance concept, interplay results in research of variance, issue research, and scale reliability. This ebook can be utilized in methods: as a stand-alone handbook for college kids wishing to benefit info research ideas utilizing SPSS for home windows, or in learn and statistics classes for use with a easy records textual content. The ebook offers hands-on adventure with genuine facts units, is helping scholars select acceptable statistical exams, illustrates the which means of effects, and gives workouts to be accomplished for additional perform or as homework assignments.

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By Susan B. Gerber

The moment variation of this well known advisor demonstrates the method of getting into and reading info utilizing the newest model of SPSS (12.0), and is additionally applicable for these utilizing previous types of SPSS. The publication is straightforward to stick with simply because all approaches are defined in a step by step layout designed for the beginner consumer. scholars are brought to the explanation of statistical assessments and certain reasons of effects are given via truly annotated examples of SPSS output. themes coated variety from descriptive facts via a number of regression research. additionally, this advisor contains themes now not mostly lined in different books similar to chance concept, interplay results in research of variance, issue research, and scale reliability. This ebook can be utilized in methods: as a stand-alone handbook for college kids wishing to benefit info research ideas utilizing SPSS for home windows, or in learn and statistics classes for use with a easy records textual content. The ebook offers hands-on adventure with genuine facts units, is helping scholars select acceptable statistical exams, illustrates the which means of effects, and gives workouts to be accomplished for additional perform or as homework assignments.

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One of the most common procedures is to replace missing values with the mean for the entire series. Other procedures include replacing missing values with the mean or median of nearby points (as indicated by the user) or linear interpolation. Overall, missing data represents a complex problem for the data analyst and simple solutions such as replacement of missing values is generally not advised. Further, imputing missing values is not recommended for variables with a large amount of missing data.

Double-click on a graph or chart if you wish to edit it. You can go directly to any part of the output by clicking on the appropriate icon in the outline in the left pane. You may also view the output by using the directional arrows buttons on the vertical scroll bar at the right edge of the window. 6 USING SPSS SYNTAX 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6 Make the viewer window the active window. Click on File from the main menu. Click on Print from the pull-down menu. This opens the Print dialog box. If you wish to print the entire file, click on the All Visible Output option.

5). An alternative method is to use the Explore procedure, as illustrated below: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 1 Click on Analyze on the menu bar. Click on Descriptive Statistics from the pull-down menu. Click on Explore from the pull-down menu. 8. Click on the name of the variable (“winby”) and click on the top right arrow button to move it to the Dependent List box. ) Click on Plots in the Display box. This will suppress all statistics in the output. ) Click on the Plots button to open the Explore: Plots dialog box.

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