Correspondence Analysis (CA): Table Specifications / Multiple Correspondence Analysis (MCA): Table Specifications

Ribbon bar. Select the Statistics tab. In the Advanced/Multivariate group, click Mult/Exploratory and from the menu, select Correspondence to display either the Correspondence Analysis (CA): Table Specifications Startup Panel or the Multiple Correspondence Analysis (MCA): Table Specifications Startup Panel, according to which tab is selected.

Classic menus. On the Statistics - Multivariate Exploratory Techniques submenu, select Correspondence Analysis to display either the Correspondence Analysis (CA): Table Specifications Startup Panel or the Multiple Correspondence Analysis (MCA): Table Specifications Startup Panel, according to which tab is selected.

The Startup Panel contains two tabs: Correspondence Analysis (CA) and Multiple Correspondence Analysis (MCA).

OK. Click the OK button to display either a standard variable selection dialog box or the results of the analysis (if you have already selected variables).

Cancel. Click the Cancel button to close the Startup Panel without performing an analysis.

Options. See Options Menu for descriptions of the commands on this menu.

Open Data. Click the Open Data button to display the Select Data Source dialog box, which is used to choose the spreadsheet on which to perform the analysis. The Select Data Source dialog box contains a list of the spreadsheets that are currently active.

Select Cases. Click the Select Cases button to display the Analysis/Graph Case Selection Conditions dialog box, which is used to create conditions for which cases will be included (or excluded) in the current analysis. More information is available in the case selection conditions' overview, syntax summary, and dialog box description.

W. Click the W (Weight) button to display the Analysis/Graph Case Weights dialog box, which is used to adjust the contribution of individual cases to the outcome of the current analysis by "weighting" those cases in proportion to the values of a selected variable.

See also the Correspondence Analysis Index.