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This dataset is designed for teaching Pearson’s chi-squared test. The dataset is a subset of data derived from the 2012 General Social Survey (GSS), and the example shows how to test whether views on legalizing use of marijuana differ in a statistically significant way between men and women. The dataset file is accompanied by a teaching guide, a student guide, and a how-to guide for SPSS.
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National Data Program for the Social Sciences, National Opinion Research Center. (2012). General Social Survey 2012 (Release 5, June 19, 2014) [Data file]. Available from http://www3.norc.org/GSS+Website/
General Social Survey 2012 (Release 5, June 19, 2014)
The National Data Program for the Social Sciences, National Opinion Research Center (NORC) at the University of Chicago
Individual persons 18 or older, living in non-institutional arrangements within the United States
National Science Foundation
Full probability sampling
Original dataset includes weight variable, WTSSALL
02-2012 to 04-2012
- Trobia, A. (2008). Chi-Square. In Paul J. Lavrakas (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Survey Research Methods. (pp. 96–97). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, Inc. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781412963947.n64
- Chi-Squared Test. (2005). In W. Paul Vogt (Ed.), Dictionary of Statistics & Methodology. (3rd ed., pp. 44–45). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, Inc. http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781412983907.n273
Spending on scientific research
Favor or oppose death penalty for murder
Can people be trusted