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HERSCHEL KNAPP: Welcome to Introductory Statistics UsingSPSS, Second Edition.This video shows how to process descriptive statisticsfor categorical variables.You can watch the entire video or use the time sliderto navigate directly to any time point.[Descriptive Statistics, Categorical-- Overview]

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HERSCHEL KNAPP [continued]: Categorical variables such as gender, meal, or opinioncan be summarized using a small group of descriptive statisticsand graphics.The n is the total number of itemscontained in each category.This can also be expressed as a percentage.We can order a bar chart or a pie chart,

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HERSCHEL KNAPP [continued]: which provides an intuitive graph representing the numberswithin each category.[Descriptive Statistics, Categorical-- Test Run]This example uses the data set Ch 04-- Example 01--Descriptive Statistics.sav.This data set contains two variables--

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HERSCHEL KNAPP [continued]: gender, a categorical variable, and age, a continuous variable.Below are the descriptive statistics for gender.Click Analyze, Descriptive Statistics, Frequencies.Move Gender to the Variables window,and make sure Display frequency tables is checked.

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HERSCHEL KNAPP [continued]: Click on Charts.Under Chart Type, select Bar charts.We could choose to see the chart in termsof the frequencies-- the n for each category-- or percentages.We'll use the default-- Frequencies.Click Continue.Click OK.And it processes.

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HERSCHEL KNAPP [continued]: [Descriptive Statistics, Categorical-- Results]Here we see the summary statistics for gender--27 females and 23 males.These figures are also shown in percentages.Finally we see the corresponding bar chart for gender.

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HERSCHEL KNAPP [continued]: This concludes this video.

### Video Info

Series Name: Introductory Statistics Using SPSS

Episode: 2

Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc.

Publication Year: 2017

Video Type:Tutorial

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## Abstract

Professor Herschel Knapp demonstrates how to conducting data analysis using SPSS. In this segment, he provides a brief step-by-step guide for producing a data analysis report in the statistics software.

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Descriptive Statistics, Categorical

Professor Herschel Knapp demonstrates how to conducting data analysis using SPSS. In this segment, he provides a brief step-by-step guide for producing a data analysis report in the statistics software.

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