This companion to The New Statistical Analysis of Data by Anderson and Finn provides a hands-on guide to data analysis using SPSS. Included with this guide are instructions for obtaining the data sets to be analysed via the World Wide Web. First, the authors provide a brief review of using SPSS, and then, corresponding to the organisation of The New Statistical Analysis of Data, readers participate in analysing many of the data sets discussed in the book. In so doing, students both learn how to conduct reasonably sophisticated statistical analyses using SPSS whilst at the same time gaining an insight into the nature and purpose of statistical investigation.15.3 Open the aquot;fire.savaquot; data file and use the variables aquot;sexaquot; and aquot;agilityaquot; to perform the following: (a) Use SPSS to recode the sex variable so that males have a value of 1 and females have a value of 0. (Note: this is called aquot;dummy codingaquot; aanbsp;...

Title | : | The SPSS Guide to the New Statistical Analysis of Data |

Author | : | Susan B. Gerber, Kristin E. Voelkl |

Publisher | : | Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-12-06 |

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