SPSS: Statistical Package for Social Sciences

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  • How To Create a data file in SPSS
  • Import and export a data file
  • Process Data
  • Manage Data
  • Create Graphical presentations
  • Write Programs in SPSS
  • Statistical data analysis: Basics statistics, t-test,X2(chi-square) test, F-test, frequency, x-tabulation, correlation , regression, ANOVA, will also be covered.
  • Interpretation of result
Course Contents: 

Day 1 : Data Processing & Management

  • Introduction
  • Starting SPSS
  • Understanding Variables
  • Basic Structure of SPSS Data File
  • Creating SPSS data file
  • Adding a Variable
  • Extract a Variable
  • Adding a Variable Label
  • Changing Variable Type and Format
  • Adding Value Labels
  • Modifying Data Values
  • Saving Data file
  • File copy & Past
  • Printing output
  • Matching data files
  • Relational database handling
  • Sort Cases
  • Merging Cases
  • Merging Variables
  • Select Cases
  • Handling Missing Data
  • Two Simple Recoding Rules
  • Computing New Variables
  • Reading an SPSS Data File
  • Reading Data from Spreadsheets
  • Reading Data from a Database
  • Using Results in Other Applications

Day 2 : Graphics & Sampling Technique

  • Creating and Editing Charts
  • Bar Diagram
  • Line Chart
  • Area Chart
  • Pie-Chart
  • Norma Distribution
  • Scatter Diagram
  • Interactive Chart
  • Sampling Technique

Day 3: Data Analysis

  • Examining Summary Statistics
  • Descriptive statistics
  • Simple Cross-tabulation
  • Counts versus Percentages
  • Time Saving Features
  • SPSS Syntax
  • Frequency
  • Correlation
  • Regression Analysis
  • Bivariate Analysis
  • Multivariate Analysis
  • Multiple Responses Analysis


  • Chi-square test
  • T-test
  • F test

Exercise :

  • Analysis of Causes of Death about 6000 under five yrs children
  • Analyze Breast Cancer Survival data about 1200 records
  • Analyze Employee database about 700 cases

Familiarity with data processing concepts and techniques


SPSS for windows application is the most popular users friendly data management and analytical software in the world. This Course will cover the details of the Application Standard Course, plus the specifics for complex data management and analysis for the multiple responses.

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