A concise introduction to data analysis for beginners and intermediate students using IBM – Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS)
The present book elaborates on the basic understanding and application of statistical tests and data analysis using hypothetical datasets and SPSS version 22.0. It enhances self-learning and develops thorough understanding of the concepts through step-by-step processes for quick comprehension, and screen images, dialog boxes and exhibits for better interaction with the software.
Spanning across 17 chapters, Data Analysis Using SPSS begins from the stages of data entry and goes on till editing and data visualization. It takes the readers through descriptive statistics, frequency, univariate, bivariate and regression analysis, cross-tabulation, linear models, and non-parametric test procedures. This textbook will act as a helpful companion to students of management, humanities and social sciences, agriculture and life sciences, as well as young research scholars.
• Main and sub-dialog boxes of SPSS containing commands of specific test techniques incorporated in the text for effective interaction with the software
• Exercises and practice questions to enhance analytical understanding
• Addition chapters on Means Analysis, One-way ANOVA, and Probability and Sampling Distribution provided as web supplement for advance reading