numerical variable

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    one numerical and three categorical variables - which test?

    I am looking at the relation between the distance from archaeological sites to their nearest water source. I have three types of water sources (the categorical data) and a list of many sites, each with a numerical distance value to the closest water sources. I want to know if there's a...
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    What would you do?

    Hello everybody, I hope this is the right place. I am writing my thesis on Sport industry and I'm currently facing a statistical issue (of course, you'd say, we are in a statistics forum:)). I have to demonstrate the independence between revenues and results on the pitch (represented...
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    import .csv file won't import variables corectly

    Hi everybody, I'm trying to import a .csv file into SPSS, which all works fine. Except when I finish and go to either variable view or data view, it doesn't seems to recognise my numeric variables. It only shows a period. Although in data view it does show the correct width and while...
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    string values (several male names) to numerical var

    Hi, this is my first question here, i'm learning STATA. I have a string var ("names") and I need to make a list of a group of those names in order to generate a new variable ("sex"). Something like "if name is Andrew, Jake, Michael, then sex=1 of sex=male" (the difference with the example is...
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    Numeric data become String data when transferred from excel to spss?!

    So I had some data from excel and I wanted to import it into SPSS to carry out T test. it looks like this on excel. perfectly fine percentage data however when it was imported to spss...it looks like this it became string data and i dont know what happened. all the percentages are gone...
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    plotting means when both variables are numeric

    Hello. I am trying to plot means in R (with SE) of a response variable by an explanatory variable, which happens to be numeric. If I convert it to a factor, it doesn't take into account the separation of values. For example, explanatory variable are 15, 20, 28, 44, 30, 42,.etc. and are not a...
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    Converting Numerical Value Ranges into Ordinal Values.

    Hello everbody I need help with 2 issues. First one; When I use calculate values menu, and I create body mass index function from weight and height variables, and I say calculate, spss calculates BMIs and writes them in cells. But when I update information, BMI for that particular case won't...