Date: Thu, 24 Jan 2008 11:25:39 -0800
Reply-To: jimjohn <azam.khan@UTORONTO.CA>
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From: jimjohn <azam.khan@UTORONTO.CA>
Subject: Re: breaking a variable's data into intervals
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thanks so much guys for the help. my variable is discrete so I dont think it
should be a problem then.
> hi guys im a beginner and just have an spss question
> if i have a variable with a bunch of numbers in it ranging from 0-200, and
> I want to perform some analysis but I want to separate the variables into
> intervals (for example, 0-10, 10-30, 30-50,...) and I want to run this
> analysis separately for each interval.
> For example, I want to see how two other variables in my data set
> correlate with each other when a third variable is between 0-10, or how
> they correlate when that third variable is between 10-30, and so on.
> Does anyone have an idea how I can use SPSS to do this? I can think of a
> long way where I choose Select -> Cases and filter the variable for each
> interval and then run my analysis each time. But I'm sure there must be a
> shorter way of doing this. any ideas would be great? thanks.
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