# Working with SPSS - Data Entry - 1

```WORKING WITH SPSS
The following data set is a collection of scores on the Crab Scale and some demographic
information for 10 college professors who completed a measure of crabbiness. Table 1 gives a
summary of the variables – their definitions – and their range of values.
Table 1
Crab Scale Summary
Variable
Definition
Range
Professor
Professor’s Identification Number
1 through 10
Gender
Professor’s Gender
1 = Female
2 = Male
Age
Professor’s Age
33 through 64
Rank
1 = Assistant Professor
2 = Associate Professor
3 = Full Professor
School
Professor’s School Type
1 = Liberal Arts
Crab1
Score on Item 1 on the Crab Scale
Crab2
Score on Item 2 on the Crab Scale
Crab3
Score on Item 3 on the Crab Scale
Crab4
Score on Item 4 on the Crab Scale
Crab5
Score on Item 5 on the Crab Scale
Crab6
Score on Item 6 on the Crab Scale
For Crab1 – Crab6
1 = Totally Agree
2 = Agree
3 = In a Quandary
4 = Disagree
5 = Vicious Lies
The Crab Scale includes the following six items:
1. I generally feel crabby if someone tries to help me.
2. I generally feel happy when I watch the news.
3. I generally feel crabby when I watch mothers and fathers talk baby talk to their babies.
4. I generally feel happy when I am able to make sarcastic comments.
5. I generally feel crabby when I am on a family vacation.
6. I generally feel happy when I am beating someone at a game.
Modified From: Green, S. B., &amp; Salkind, N. J. (2003).
Using SPSS for Windows and Macintosh
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Table 2
Dataset for Crab Scale
Professor
Gender
Age
Rank
School
Crab1
Crab2
Crab3
Crab4
Crab5
Crab6
1
1
33
1
1
2
3
3
3
2
3
2
2
58
3
1
5
3
4
3
5
3
3
1
45
3
1
4
5
3
5
2
5
4
1
36
1
1
3
2
3
1
3
1
5
2
42
2
1
5
3
3
3
3
3
6
1
59
3
2
2
3
2
1
1
1
7
2
29
1
2
1
3
1
1
1
2
8
2
64
2
2
1
3
2
3
1
3
9
1
37
2
2
2
2
2
2
1
3
10
1
42
3
2
1
3
1
3
1
3
Modified From: Green, S. B., &amp; Salkind, N. J. (2003).
Using SPSS for Windows and Macintosh
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