Date: Wed, 2 Jul 1997 17:55:56 -0500
Sender: "SPSSX(r) Discussion" <SPSSX-L@UGA.CC.UGA.EDU>
From: David Marso <marso@SPSS.COM>
Organization: SPSS Inc
Subject: Re: Automaticly grouping of records
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Possibly RANK see NTILES subcommand.
SPSS Consulting and Training
Have a great holiday
Bill Kossack wrote:
> I have been looking at the SPSS documentation without success.
> I have a large amount of data with many variables. Is there a way to
> have the records automatically split into a specified number of groups?
> For example, I want to break up income into 5 different ranges. It would
> be nice to avoid the coding process of writting code to put the records
> into 5 bins of increasing income such as very low, low, moderate, high,
> and filthy rich.
> Sometimes it takes a wise man,
> to ask a stupid question
> William S. Kossack
> Lakewood, Colorado