Date: Thu, 17 Oct 2002 08:44:54 -0400
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From: "Arthur J. Kendall" <Arthur.Kendall@VERIZON.NET>
Subject: Re: SPSS-normalizing within datasubsets
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try this untested syntax
sort cases by hierarch competen.
split file by hierarch competen
/statistics= . . . .
split file off.
Hope this helps.
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robin teigland wrote:
> I am working with a large company personnel database that consists of several subsets of data, e.g., competence groups, hierarchical levels, etc.
> I have several variables that I would like to normalize within each subset. For example, I have the variable, salaries, and I would like to normalize salaries within each hierarchical level subset but still keep the salaries as one variable in the overall spreadsheet of all employees. I am not a wiz at SPSS or programming, so I was wondering if there is an easy way to do this.
> Thanks for your help.
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