Child Development 250 (01) - Research Methods  Spring, 2013 (Hembree)
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SPSS Assignment

After watching the following SPSS video tutorials, and using the data sets provided, conduct the following statistical tests using SPSS. Turn in a print out of the notated output files.

You may download a 14-day free  trial version of SPSS online, or use the computer labs on campus, in order to complete this assignment.

SPSS Overview:

SPSS Specific tests:

SPSS data sets:

therapy.sav (question 1)

cardat.sav (question 2)

1) Mean Comparison: T-test and One-Way ANOVA

1a) Using the data set therapy.sav, conduct two different t-tests: (a) comparing the depression scores of therapy A with therapy B and (b) comparing therapy A with Therapy C. On the output file, circle the group means, the t, as well as the significance level for each test

1b) Using the same data set, conduct a one-way ANOVA testing the depression scores for all three therapy groups with a Tukey HSD post hoc test. On the output file, circle the F and the significance level, as well as the significance level for each of the post-hoc tests.

2) Chi-square

Using the data set cardat.sav, conduct a chi-square analysis testing the association between car size and fatality. On the output file, circle the chi-square and the significance level.

3) Pearson r

Using the data set gradedat.sav, conduct a Pearson r analysis testing the association between absences and test scores. On the output file, circle the r and the significance level.

Send problems, comments or suggestions to: hembrees@csus.edu. Updated: January 25, 2013