A Handbook of Statistical Analyses Using SPSS by Sabine Landau

By Sabine Landau

A instruction manual of Statistical Analyses utilizing SPSS truly describes easy methods to behavior a variety of univariate and multivariate statistical analyses utilizing the newest model of the Statistical package deal for the Social Sciences, SPSS eleven. every one bankruptcy addresses a distinct kind of analytical approach utilized to 1 or extra info units, essentially from the social and behavioral sciences parts. every one bankruptcy additionally includes workouts in relation to the knowledge units brought, offering readers with a way to enhance either their SPSS and statistical abilities. version solutions to the workouts also are supplied. Readers can obtain all the information units from a better half website supplied via the authors.

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The aim at this stage is to describe the general distributional properties of the data, to identify any unusual observations (outliers) or any unusual patterns of observations that may cause problems for later analyses to be carried out on the data. ) Following the initial exploration of the data, statistical tests may be applied to answer specific questions or to test particular hypotheses about the data. For the rat data, for example, we will use an independent samples t-test and its nonparametric alternative, the Mann-Whitney U-test to assess whether the average lifetimes for the rats on the two diets differ.

19 shows the resulting SPSS output. Wilcoxon’s signed ranks test ranks the absolute value of the differences and then calculates the sum of the ranks within the group of pairs that originally showed positive or negative differences. Here, 67 couples showed negative differences (which according to the legend of the first table means that wives’ ages were younger than husbands’ ages, since SPSS calculated the differences as wife’s age minus husband’s age), 27 positive differences and six couples had no age difference.

01 level (2-tailed). b) “Non-parametric” correlation coefficients Correlations Kendall's tau_b husbands' ages at marriage wives' ages at marriage Spearman's rho husbands' ages at marriage wives' ages at marriage Correlation Coefficient Sig. (2-tailed) N Correlation Coefficient Sig. (2-tailed) N Correlation Coefficient Sig. (2-tailed) N Correlation Coefficient Sig. 761** . 000 . 899** . 000 . 100 100 **. 01 level (2-tailed). 25 Correlations between husbands’ and wives’ ages at marriage. The table also gives another t-test for testing the null hypothesis that the regression coefficient is zero.

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