Using SPSS for Social Statistics and Research Methods
Ideal as a companion to a statistics or research methods text or as a stand-alone guide, Using SPSS for Social Statistics and Research Methods shows readers how to use SPSS software in statistical data analysis. This fully updated Second Edition features images and directions drawn from SPSS Version 17.0 and now uses the latest version of the GSS (General Social Survey) as a secondary data set.
This supplementary text is designed as a manual for SPSS use for social statistics and research methods classes and is an excellent companion to any undergraduate statistics or research methods textbook. It will also serve as a useful reference for those learning to use the SPSS software for the first time.
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Transforming Variables 13
Selecting and Sampling Cases 27
Organization and Presentation of Information 33
Charts and Graphs 43
CrossTabulation and Measures of Association
Correlation and Regression Analysis 73
Testing Hypotheses Using Means and CrossTabulation 83
Analysis of Variance 95
Editing Output 101
Advanced Applications 109
About the Author 115