Statistics by Groups Results

Breakdown: Descriptive Statistics by Groups

Click the Summary button in the Statistics by Groups (Breakdown) dialog box to display the Statistics by Groups Results dialog box (if you have selected variables via the Individual tables tab). This dialog box contains five tabs: Quick, Descriptives, ANOVA & tests, Correlations, and Post-hoc. Use the options on these tabs to calculate various statistics as well as graphs of the data. See also, the Breakdown Procedure Overview.

Summary box. The Summary box lists your choices for the dependent variable and grouping (independent) variables as well as the codes for the grouping variables.

Copy button. Click this button to copy either the selected text (if text has been selected) in the Summary box or all of the text (if no text has been selected) to the Clipboard. Note that the copied text retains formatting information (such as font, color, etc.).

Contract/Expand button. Click this button to contract or expand the Summary box. When contracted, you can see only one line of the Summary box text and can scroll through the text using a scroll bar. Note that when contracted the text is scrolled so that the first non-blank line is at the top. When expanded (the default setting), the entire Summary box is displayed in the Results dialog box.

Summary. Click this button to produce a summary table of descriptive statistics broken down by the grouping variables. The statistics reported in the table depend on the selections in the Statistics group box on the Descriptives tab.

Cancel. Click this button to return to the Statistics by Groups (Breakdown) dialog box.

Options. Click this button to display the Options menu.

See also, Exploratory Data Analysis (EDA) and Data Mining Techniques.