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Introduction to SPSS

What you will learn

This program provides an introduction to using the statistical software SPSS for data analysis. It covers: entering data, calculating descriptive statistics, creating charts, testing for normality, obtaining confidence intervals, conducting t tests and one-way ANOVA, Pearson's correlation coefficient and the Chi-square test; along with working with subsets of and transforming data, working with multiple response data and the use of syntax. This content is covered over three documents, as detailed below.

Introduction to SPSS - part one

This handout covers the basics of using SPSS, including how to enter data, calculate descriptive statistics, create charts, work with subsets of and transform data.

Introduction to SPSS - part two

This handout covers testing for normality, confidence intervals, t tests, one-way ANOVA, Pearson's correlation coefficient and the Chi-square test. It uses the Health_Data.sav file, which you can download from the link below. 

Introduction to SPSS - part three

This handout covers data transformations, working with multiple response data and the use of syntax. It uses the Health_Data.sav file, which you can download from the link below.