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    (SPSS) Meta-analysis about control variables in psychology research

    Hello everyone, I'm doing a research on the use of control variables in studies about 'the psychological contract'. I'm almost done with my literature, so the next logic step is to write out my method of research. I will choose a scope of articles that I want to include in my research. Those...
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    Export Raw data with Code to SPSS

    Hi there, I have recently download every software package you can imagine to try and find one that codes the raw data and then exports it to SPSS, with no avail. I have tried QDA MinerLite, MaxQDA, & Atlas.ti , all code perfectly and once I get the exact table I want to export to SPSS, I...
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    If statement braces not producing an output

    Hello and thanks for your help, I am fairly new to Stata and am having issues trying to get the following if statement to run. When I run the "if statement" from my "do file" it simply shows the code without any changes occurring. I found the only way it will run is if I exclude the...
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    SPSS - coding confusion ( Likert scale)

    Hi) I face a problem with coding Likert scale . I read that if u have, let's say 4 statements and Likert scale( strongly disagree 1 to strongly agree 5) and one of the statment is negative u have to do reverse coding. But what if all my statements are negative what should i do??? Example...
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    Help from Stata users

    Hello Stata users: I am looking to create a new variable (Number) that will count the number of members present in an existing room at a particular time. Here is an example of my data and what I am looking to do: Person DateEntered Room DateStayed Number 1 23March2014...
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    SPSS Cox regression analysis

    Hi, I'm a student at university doing my dissertation project. I'm looking at what could independently predict readmission to hospital. We have done a cox regression analysis but the results seem to be the wrong way. It shows that a factor increases the likelihood of readmission but when...
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    New to Stata, data set organization 'theory'

    Hi all, Finally migrated from excel to Stata, but my professor had to leave for an emergency, so I'm a little lost. Hoping you can help me with a few conceptual questions... I have several different excel sheets with different information. First is the master table, with country along...
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    Meal Coding

    Hi all, I am new to this forum posting. I am currently working on trying to code meals. At the moment I have subjects with seperate rows for each of the foods eaten. There is also a time beside each of these foods, so we know each meal 'sitting', or complete meal eaten. I am wondering is...
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    Cognitive Dissonance about Likert Scale

    I am wondering if the typical format of the Likert Scale creates cognitive dissonance for survey respondents. The Likert Scale is bipolar (e.g. Strongly Disagree to Strongly Agree) and typically has number coding (e.g. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5). Presumably the middle point (if there is one) indicates a...
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    really complicated: how to cumulate one variable in function of the CHANGE in another

    Hello everybody! I got a SPSS file with the variables "user-id" "date" and than certain information about his consumer behaviour and payments for this particular month. I now want to calculate -for example- the overall amount spent by every customer. The user-ids are not consecutive...
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    Today I Learned: ____

    I thought it might be nice to just have a place to post some happy little things you learned or (re)discovered about R that makes your life nicer and you just want to share! Heck it can be just some nice things that you really appreciate or love about R that you just want to share. With that...
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    Coding Data

    I am examining the relationship between employee level of education and the severity of their disciplinary offenses. I coded education categorically as (1=High School, 2=Associates, 3=Bachelors, etc...) Next, I coded disciplinary offenses using the agencies already existing disciplinary...