This is an introductory text designed to show readers how to try using syntax themselves and to then support them through its use. It is ideal for those who are experienced in using SPSS through the usual button menu-driven graphical interface (GIF), but who are novices regarding syntax.

Syntax for Data Exploration

All examples in this chapter will use the following SPSS sample dataset stroke_valid.sav

This chapter will explain the syntax commands that enable the user to carry out basic data exploration, including frequencies, descriptives and cross-tabulations.

Data exploration is a process that underpins our understanding of the data ...

  • Loading...
locked icon

Sign in to access this content

Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

  • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
  • Read modern, diverse business cases
  • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles