Statistics Package for the Social Science (SPSS)
A general purpose statistical package SPSS is widely used in the social sciences, particularly in sociology and psychology.
SPSS can import data from almost any type of file to generate tabulated reports, plots of distributions and trends, descriptive statistics, and complex statistical analyzes.
Starting SPSS: Double Click on SPSS on desktop or ProgramSPSS.
Opening a SPSS file: FileOpen
• Data Editor
Various pull-down menus appear at the top of the Data Editor window. These pull-down menus are at the heart of using SPSSWIN. The Data Editor menu items (with some of the uses of the menu) are:
MENUS AND TOOLBARS