Date: Sun, 6 May 2012 17:36:11 -0700
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From: Bruce Weaver <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: Computing percentage between 2 variables
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Rather than give you a fish, I'll encourage you to try fishing for yourself.
Look up the COMPUTE command in the fine manual, and study some of the
examples you'll find there. A Google search in <SPSS COMPUTE> might also
yield something useful.
> Hi everyone;
> I am hoping that someone can help me. How do I compute the percentage
> between 2 different variables and make this a new variable? I have the
> following 2 variables:
> I need to know what percentage of requests were actually pursued. I would
> want to name this new variable 'percent.pursued'
> Thanks in advance! This doctoral student is frustrated!
"When all else fails, RTFM."
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