The updated Second Edition of Alan C. Elliott and Wayne A. Woodward's "cut to the chase" IBM SPSS guide quickly explains the when, where, and how of statistical data analysis as it is used for real-world decision making in a wide variety of disciplines.
This one-stop reference provides succinct guidelines for performing an analysis using SPSS software, avoiding pitfalls, interpreting results, and reporting outcomes.
Written from a practical perspective, IBM SPSS by Example, Second Edition provides a wealth of information-from assumptions and design to computation, interpretation, and presentation of results-to help users save time, money, and frustration. New to this edition:Step-by-step SPSS instructions have been integrated into every example. An all-new chapter describes the three methods used by SPSS to create graphics. A new Chapter 10 on Factor Analysis has been added. Examples in every chapter have been enhanced with added discussion and more detail. Additional screen shots and a redesigned format make the book easier to read and information easier to locate. All examples have been updated to reflect features in the latest version of SPSS.