Now that the data is entered and
saved, let’s go to the Analyze menu and process it. Click Analyze, click
Compare means and then Click Paired-Samples T Test.
This will appear. You will see your
variables in the box on the left. Your goal is to get both variables over to
Click on each of the two variable
names to highlight them. Make sure both variables are highlighted at the
same time. You will see each variable name in the “Current Selections” box
in the bottom left. That’s a good sign. When you are finished highlighting
the variables, move them both over by clicking the arrow button.
you move the variables
You will see that both variable
names appear in the “Paired Variables” window on the right. You will see a
little dash between the variables and the variables. When you are finished,
click the OK button and wait a few seconds for processing.
Your results will appear in an
output file that is something separate from the data file. It will probably
look something like this.
Make sure you save your results to a
meaningful place and with a meaningful name. You can do this by clicking
File and then Save or Save As. I will choose the name “Effect of Caffeine on
Number of Hours of Sleep Output.spo” This name will help me access the file
in the future.
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