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Analyze Data: SPSS

What is SPSS?

  • SPSS is used to generate descriptive statistics for data including mean, variance, range and other descriptives.
  • Inferential statistics can be generated by SPSS on data including t-tests, ANOVAs, regressions and many other inferential statistics.
  • It is a statistical analysis software package with a point and click interface. SPSS can be used in a command-driven mode through the use of syntax files.
  • SPSS stands for Statistical Package for the Social Sciences.

Where can I access SPSS?

  • SPSS is available on the library public computers. for use by UoG students, staff and faculty during library hours.
  • SPSS is free for download by UoG students, staff and faculty through the CCS software site.
  • If you need help installing SPSS on your computer you can either drop by the IT Help Desk located on the first floor of the library or contact CCS Help Services.

Get started with SPSS

Explore step-by-step help for these common SPSS tasks:

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