9780131890251

Using SPSS for Windows and Macintosh : Analyzing and Understanding Data

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  • ISBN13:

    9780131890251

  • ISBN10:

    0131890255

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2008
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

Will help anyone use SPSS to successfully analyze data, interpret results, and describe findings.This complete introductory guide to SPSS has been thoroughly updated for the software's latest versions for Windows and Macintosh. It has also been revised throughout for greater accessibility, simplicity, and ease of use. The book provides step-by-step walkthroughs of every basic SPSS and statistical technique, along with tips, examples, exercises, and extensive pedagogical support designed to promote rapid learning. Coverage includes: mastering the SPSS interface; creating and working with data files; defining and creating variables; working with data, charts, and output; univariate descriptive statistics; univariate and multivariate analyses; correlation, regression, and discriminate analysis; scaling and nonparametric procedures; and more.For everyone who wants to master the latest versions of SPSS. SPSS is used in a wide range of markets, including psychology and other areas of scientific research; marketing and surveys; financial services and insurance; education; government; telecommunications; and beyond.

Table of Contents

Preface
Introducing SPSS
Getting Started with SPSS
Starting SPSS
The SPSS Main Menus and Toolbar
Using SPSS Help
A Brief SPSS Tour
Creating and Working with Data Files
Defining Variables
Entering and Editing Data
Inserting and Deleting Cases and Variables
Selecting, Copying, Cutting, and Pasting Data
Printing and Exiting an SPSS Data File
Exporting and Importing SPSS Data
Validating SPSS Data
Working with Data
Finding Values, Variables, and Cases
Recoding Data and Computing Values
Sorting, Transposing, and Ranking Data
Splitting and Merging Files
Working with SPSS Charts and Output for Windows
Creating an SPSS Chart
Enhancing SPSS Charts
Using the Viewer and Pivot Tables
Working with SPSS Charts and Output for Macintosh
Creating an SPSS Chart
Enhancing SPSS Charts
Using the Viewer and Pivot Tables
Working with SPSS Procedures
Creating Variables and Computing Descriptive Statistics
Creating Variables
Univariate Descriptive Statistics for Qualitative Variables
Univariate Descriptive Statistics for Quantitative Variables
t Test Procedures
One-Sample t Test
Paired-Samples t Test
Independent-Samples t Test
Univariate and Multivariate Analysis-of-Variance Techniques
One-Way Analysis of Variance
Two-Way Analysis of Variance
One-Way Analysis of Covariance
One-Way Multivariate Analysis of Variance
One-Way Repeated-Measures Analysis of Variance
Two-Way Repeated-Measures Analysis of Variance
Correlation, Regression, and Discriminant Analysis Procedures
Pearson Product-Moment Correlation Coefficient
Partial Correlations
Bivariate Linear Regression
Multiple Linear Regression
Discriminant Analysis
Scaling Procedures
Factor Analysis
Internal Consistency Estimates of Reliability
Item Analysis Using the Reliability Procedure
Nonparametric Procedures
Binomial Test
One-Sample Chi-Square Test
Two-Way Contingency Table Analysis Using Crosstabs
Two Independent-Samples Test: The Mann-Whitney U Test
K Independent-Samples Tests: The Kruskal-Wallis and the Median Tests
Two Related-Samples Tests: The McNemar, the Sign, and the Wilcoxon Tests
K Related-Samples Tests: The Friedman and the Cochran Tests
Data for Crab Scale and Teacher Scale
Methods for Controlling Type I Error across Multiple Hypothesis Tests
Selected Answers to Lesson Exercises
References
Index
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