Accessing Spss from the Lab in 155 SST

  • Click Windows Explorer folder
  • go to and open M: (Uglapps directory)
  • click Ant174
  • click spss, find and open file SCCSDatabase.sav
  • spss will open the file (186 rows for societies, click a column to see the variable)
  • click view / value labels to see codings
  • click analysis / descriptive / crosstabs
  • pick two variables
  • run cross tab










    old modular instructions
  • click (header) Name (sort by Name)
  • files will be in order:
  • stds01.sav
  • ...
  • stds64.sav
  • click on the file that has one or more of your variables
  • spss will open the file (186 rows for societies, click a column to see the variable)
  • click view / value labels to see codings
  • click analysis / descriptive / crosstabs
  • pick two variables
  • run cross tab
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  • TO MERGE WITH ANOTHER FILE
  • click Data
  • click Merge / Variables
  • click file with second set of variables
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  • TO ACCESS CODEBOOKS
  • access is via html or pdf file
  • there ar also copies of *.doc files under M:\Ant174
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  • TO CHANGE THE APPEARANCE OF A CROSSTAB
  • In Spss main menu
  • Edit > Option > Output Labels
  • change each of the four windows, e.g.
  • Names and Labels etc if you want both numbers of variables or values AND the title