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SPSS Survival Manual : A Step by Step Guide to Data Analysis Using IBM SPSS : 5th edition - Julie Pallant

SPSS Survival Manual

A Step by Step Guide to Data Analysis Using IBM SPSS : 5th edition

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The SPSS Survival Manual throws a lifeline to students and researchers grappling with this powerful data analysis software.
In her bestselling guide, Julie Pallant guides you through the entire research process, helping you choose the right data analysis technique for your project. From the formulation of research questions, to the design of the study and analysis of data, to reporting the results, Julie discusses basic and advanced statistical techniques. She outlines each technique clearly, with step-by-step procedures for performing the analysis, a detailed guide to interpreting data output and an example of how to present the results in a report.
For both beginners and experienced users in psychology, sociology, health sciences, medicine, education, business and related disciplines, the SPSS Survival Manual is an essential text. Illustrated with screen grabs, examples of output and tips, it is supported by a website with sample data and guidelines on report writing.
This fifth edition is fully revised and updated to accommodate changes to IBM SPSS procedures, screens and output. Additional recommended readings and websites have been added.
'An excellent introduction to using SPSS for data analysis... It provides a self-contained resource itself, with more than simply (detailed and clear) step-by-step descriptions of statistical procedures in SPSS. There is also a wealth of tips and advice, and for each statistical technique a brief, but consistently reliable, explanation is provided.' - Associate Professor George Dunbar, University of Warwick
'This book is recommended as ESSENTIAL to all students completing research projects - minor and major.' - Dr John Roodenburg, Monash University

'An excellent introduction to using SPSS for data analysis... It provides a self-contained resource itself, with more than simply (detailed and clear) step-by-step descriptions of statistical procedures in SPSS. There is also a wealth of tips and advice, and for each statistical technique a brief, but consistently reliable, explanation is provided.' - Associate Professor George Dunbar, University of Warwick. 'This book is recommended as ESSENTIAL to all students completing research projects - minor and major.' - Dr John Roodenburg, Monash University.

Preface Data files and website Introduction and overview PART ONE GETTING STARTED 1 Designing a study 2 Preparing a codebook 3 Getting to know IBM SPSS PART TWO PREPARING THE DATA FILE 4 Creating a data file and entering data 5 Screening and cleaning the data PART THREE PRELIMINARY ANALYSES 6 Descriptive statistics 7 Using graphs to describe and explore the data 8 Manipulating the data 9 Checking the reliability of a scale 10 Choosing the right statistic PART FOUR STATISTICAL TECHNIQUES TO EXPLORE RELATIONSHIPS AMONG VARIABLES 11 Correlation 12 Partial correlation 13 Multiple regression 14 Logistic regression 15 Factor analysis PART FIVE STATISTICAL TECHNIQUES TO COMPARE GROUPS 16 Non-parametric statistics 17 T-tests 18 One-way analysis of variance 19 Two-way between-groups ANOVA 20 Mixed between-within subjects analysis of variance 21 Multivariate analysis of variance 22 Analysis of covariance Appendix: Details of data files Recommended reading References Index

ISBN: 9781743314005
ISBN-10: 1743314000
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Spiral Ringed Book
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 368
Published: 1st May 2013
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Dimensions (cm): 26.1 x 21.2  x 2.8
Weight (kg): 0.81