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Quality of Medical Practice: Data Handling Tutorial with SPSS

Posted on April 9, 2013 by HollyMillward

Learning Resources
data handling

SPSS is a computer program used for statistical analysis. This tutorial will take you through a series of activities to help improve your SPSS skills.


• To learn the basics of SPSS data handling and analysis
• To clean the data in the old dataset and practice handling and analysing the data

Key Concepts

parametric and non-parametric statistics, correlation, chi-square, t-test


http://web.med.unsw.edu.au/QMP/SPSSDtaHandling/DataPrac_Objectives.htm [1]

Advanced exercise:

HMBAdvancedPracQuestions [2]


[1] Practical: Data Handling [Internet]. QMP: Quality of Medical Practice, University of New South Wales, Australia; March 2013 [cited 9 April 2013]. Available from: http://web.med.unsw.edu.au/QMP/SPSSDtaHandling/DataPrac_Objectives.htm

[2] Anon. HMB QMP Practical – Advanced Exercise [Download]. QMP: Quality of Medical Practice, University of New South Wales, Australia; [cited 9 April 2013]. Available from: HMBAdvancedPracQuestions




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