SPSS for Windows Step by Step: A Simple Guide and Reference 12. 0 Update / Edition 5

SPSS for Windows Step by Step: A Simple Guide and Reference 12. 0 Update / Edition 5

by Darren George, Paul Mallery, Paul Mallery
     
 

ISBN-10: 0205452450

ISBN-13: 9780205452453

Pub. Date: 08/09/2004

Publisher: Pearson Education

Are you confused by SPSS?
Do you understand the concepts of statistics, but struggle with the computer analysis?
Are you tired of figuring out in hours what should only take you minutes?
Or are you just looking for a straightforward, comprehensive reference for SPSS?

SPSS for Windows Step by Step: A Simple Guide and Reference 12.0 Update

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Overview

Are you confused by SPSS?
Do you understand the concepts of statistics, but struggle with the computer analysis?
Are you tired of figuring out in hours what should only take you minutes?
Or are you just looking for a straightforward, comprehensive reference for SPSS?

SPSS for Windows Step by Step: A Simple Guide and Reference 12.0 Update efficiently shows you how to perform the most common data analysis procedures in SPSS. It is brief but comprehensive. The first part of the book explains the basics of creating and formatting a data set, and includes a chapter on graphs that accommodate the changes in SPSS 12.0. Chapters 6-28 explain, step-by-step, the most common procedures in the Base System Module and the Advanced and Regression Modules. Each chapter is arranged in three parts:

  • "Introduction" explains the following procedure at the general, conceptual level, avoiding excessive detail and excessive emphasis on computation.
  • "Step by Step" boxes and screen shots break down each procedure with clear references to tasks covered in previous chapters.
  • "Outcome" explains the output of what you have just performed and defines critical terms.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205452453
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
08/09/2004
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.86(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

1An overview of SPSS for Windows Step by Step1
2SPSS Windows processes : mouse and keyboard processing, frequently-used dialog boxes, editing output, printing results, the Options option9
3Creating and editing a data file27
4Managing data : listing cases, replacing missing values, computing new variables, recoding variables, exploring data, selecting cases, sorting cases, merging files43
5Graphs : creating and editing graphs and charts67
6Frequencies : frequencies, bar charts, histograms, percentiles83
7Descriptive statistics : measures of central tendency, variability, deviation from normality, size, and stability95
8Crosstabulation and chi-square ([chi][superscript 2]) analyses105
9The means procedure115
10Bivariate correlation : bivariate correlations, partial correlations, and the correlation matrix123
11The T test procedure : independent-samples, paired-samples, and one-sample tests133
12The one-way ANOVA procedure : one-way analysis of variance143
13General linear models : two-way analysis of variance153
14General linear models : three-way analysis of variance and the influence of covariates161
15Simple linear regression177
16Multiple regression analysis191
17Nonparametric procedures207
18Reliability analysis : coefficient alpha [alpha] and split-half reliability221
19Multidimensional scaling233
20Factor analysis245
21Cluster analysis261
22Discriminant analysis277
23General linear models : MANOVA and MANCOVA multivariate analysis of variance and covariance293
24General linear models : repeated-measures MANOVA : multivariate analysis of variance with repeated measures and within-subjects factors309
25Logistic regression321
26Hierarchical loglinear models333
27General loglinear models347
28Residuals : analyzing left-over variance357

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