Designed to help readers analyze and interpret research data using IBM SPSS, this user-friendly book shows readers how to choose the appropriate statistic based on the design; perform intermediate statistics, including multivariate statistics; interpret output; and write about the results. The book reviews research designs and how to assess the accuracy and reliability of data; how to determine whether data meet the assumptions of statistical tests; how to calculate and interpret effect sizes for intermediate statistics, including odds ratios for logistic analysis; how to compute and interpret post-hoc power; and an overview of basic statistics for those who need a review. Unique chapters on multilevel linear modeling; multivariate analysis of variance (MANOVA); assessing reliability of data; multiple imputation; mediation, moderation, and canonical correlation; and factor analysis are provided. SPSS syntax with output is included for those who prefer this format. The new edition features: ac IBM SPSS version 22; although the book can be used with most older and newer versions ac New discusiion of intraclass correlations (Ch. 3) ac Expanded discussion of effect sizes that includes confidence intervals of effect sizes (ch.5) ac New information on part and partial correlations and how they are interpreted and a new discussion on backward elimination, another useful multiple regression method (Ch. 6) ac New chapter on how to use a variable as a mediator or a moderator (ch. 7) ac Revised chapter on multilevel and hierarchical linear modeling (ch. 12) ac A new chapter (ch. 13) on multiple imputation that demonstrates how to deal with missing data ac Updated web resources for instructors including PowerPoint slides and answers to interpretation questions and extra problems and for students, data sets, chapter outlines, and study guides. IBM SPSS for Intermediate Statistics, Fifth Edition provides helpful teaching tools: ac all of the key SPSS windows needed to perform the analyses ac outputs with call-out boxes to highlight key points ac interpretation sections and questions to help students better understand and interpret the output ac extra problems with realistic data sets for practice using intermediate statistics ac Appendices on how to get started with SPSS, write research questions, and basic statistics. An ideal supplement for courses in either intermediate/advanced statistics or research methods taught in departments of psychology, education, and other social, behavioral, and health sciences. This book is also appreciated by researchers in these areas looking for a handy reference for SPSSTo make the text more readable, we have chosen not to cite many references in the text; however, we have provided a ... A brief review of such basic statistics is provided in Appendix B of this book. ... an example of how to write about the output and make a table for a thesis, dissertation, or research paper in APA format. 7.

Title | : | IBM SPSS for Intermediate Statistics |

Author | : | Nancy L. Leech, Karen C. Barrett, George A. Morgan |

Publisher | : | Routledge - 2015-06-03 |

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