By Sarah E. Boslaugh

ISBN-10: 0761931856

ISBN-13: 9780761931850

An Intermediate advisor to SPSS Programming: utilizing Syntax for info Management introduces the key projects of information administration and provides options utilizing SPSS syntax. This booklet fills a huge hole within the schooling of many scholars and researchers, whose coursework has left them unprepared for the information administration concerns that confront them after they start to do self sustaining study. It additionally serves as an advent to SPSS programming. all of the simple positive factors of SPSS syntax are illustrated, as are many intermediate and complex issues equivalent to utilizing vectors and loops, interpreting complicated facts documents, and utilizing the SPSS macro language.

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The phrase Descriptive statistics on the baseline file will appear in the output file. , 2001). 0 for Windows, so I recommend experimenting with it. qxd 36 10/12/2004 12:17 PM Page 36 An Introduction to Computer Programming With SPSS USING TITLES AND SUBTITLES Using titles and subtitles is another way to document SPSS output. To see titles and subtitles, you must have the headers turned “on” by the command, SET HEADER = YES. A title may be as long as 60 characters and will appear on the first line of each page of output, justified to the left margin.

Tab over one column, that is, from the first to the second column (T1). 2. Read the next three columns as a string variable (A3). 3. 0)). 11. 11 Data Read With FORTRAN-Like Variable Specifications ID GRADE1 GRADE2 GRADE3 001 97 98 99 002 87 88 89 TWO SHORTCUTS FOR DECLARING VARIABLES WITH IDENTICAL FORMATS Often, a data file includes contiguous variables that have the same format. You can use the TO keyword to refer to them in DATA LIST and other procedures: DATA LIST / ID 1-2 (A) resp1 TO resp6 3-8.

Use of the FILE HANDLE command, as discussed in Chapter 8, is a good way to do this. 3. Write syntax in logical units, separated by blank or comment lines. 4. Use comments throughout the program to explain what the program is doing, when and why particular decisions were made, and so on. 5. Use indentation to delineate command structure, for instance, to clarify loops and commands that continue over several lines. The ability to use blank lines, indentation, and so on varies from system to system, but the basic principle of using spacing to delineate the program’s logic can be accomplished in some manner on any system.

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