Descriptive Statistics and Graphical Analysis
SPSS Statistics 17.0 ??” Guide to Data Analysis: Author ??” Marija J. Norusis (2008). The only citation required is from this book.
Required Readings: Chapter 5 – 6 of Norusis. Using the gss.sav data file.
Instructions: Use SPSS to solve Data Analysis Problem 1 in chapter 5.
Problem 1 ??” Chapter 5:
Compute descriptive statistics for the number of brothers and sisters (variable sibs), years of education (variable educ), and hours worked last week (variable hrs1). Obtain histograms for the variables as well. For each variable, compare the values of the different measures of central tendency. Indicate why and when you would prefer one measure over another.
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