Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2005 10:30:26 -0500
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From: Art Kendall <Art@DRKENDALL.ORG>
Organization: Social Research Consultants
Subject: Re: subscales
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suggestions interspersed below.
Mpundu Mukanga wrote:
>I have a syntax problem and hope someone will be able to assist me.
>I Have a 30-item likert questionnaire (with each item as a separate
>variable) and I would like to the syntax to score and create each of
>the questionnaire's 5 subscales and compare their means. For example,
>the mean of items 13, 20, 21 and 27 create a "Team" subscale and so on.
something like this untested syntax should get your scores.
compute team= mean.3 (item13, item20,item21,item27).
>Secondly I would like to find out how each of my 5 groups of
>respondents scored on the subscales
something like this untested syntax should compare the groups.
oneway team score2 score3 by mygroup (1,5)
>in compare that with the
I'm not sure what this means.
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