SPSS is beneficial for students and researchers in psychology, sociology, psychiatry, and other behavioural sciences, as it performs a wide range of univariate and multivariate operations commonly used in these fields.
Introductory Statistical Procedures with SPSS is an easy to use textbook that presents the core concepts of statistical theory with applications in SPSS. The goal of this book is to give learners simple and clear instructions on how to use recent versions of SPSS, to perform a range of statistical studies. The book chapters explain elementary statistics (descriptive and inferential) giving a detailed understanding of the discussed topics. Each chapter focuses on a specific type of analytical procedure that can be used to understand a wide range of data sets, the majority of which are from the social and behavioural sciences.
- Simple and clear instructions to use SPSS (Version 21) in 10 chapters
- Introduces the reader to core descriptive statistical and probability measures
- Covers inferential statistics
- Covers regression and correlation analysis
- Covers multivariate statistics
- Presents many illustrative examples and theoretical problems at the end of each chapter with real-life data
Introductory Statistical Procedures with SPSS is an essential guide for anyone who is interested in learning statistical applications of SPSS. Readers with no prior knowledge of statistics, students at all academic levels and professionals alike will benefit from the information in this textbook.