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*[http://www.spss.com/ SPSS] (Statistical Package for the Social Sciences) is one of the most widely used software programs for analyzing data (Wikipedia has good pages about [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_statistical_packages listing of all statistical programs] and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_statistical_packages descriptive comparison of each].
*[http://www.spss.com/ SPSS] (Statistical Package for the Social Sciences) is one of the most widely used software programs for analyzing data (Wikipedia has good pages about [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_statistical_packages listing of all statistical programs] and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_statistical_packages descriptive comparison of each].
*SPSS is organized around base software (e.g., basic statistical techniques like frequencies, means, t-test, ANOVA, nonparametric, linear regression, factor analysis, etc.) with additional add-on modules (e.g., regression models, multivariate models, classification trees, etc.)
*SPSS is organized around base software (e.g., basic statistical techniques like frequencies, means, t-test, ANOVA, nonparametric, linear regression, factor analysis, etc.) with additional add-on modules (e.g., regression models, multivariate models, classification trees, etc.)
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*SPSS is considered by some to be more user-friendly because it uses pull-down menus instead of command syntax such as SAS (e.g., in SPSS the pull-down menus activate the command syntax which is running in the background.
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*SPSS is considered by some to be more user-friendly because it uses pull-down menus instead of command syntax such as SAS (i.e., in SPSS the pull-down menus activate the command syntax which is running in the background.)
   
   

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