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Chi square test in SPSS

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Interpret the following SPSS computer output for the chi-square test. Variable COMMUTE is "How did you get to work last week?" Variable GENDER is "Are you male or female?"

GENDER
female male total
COMMUTE
at home Count 6 10 16
% within COMMUTE 37.5% 62.5% 100.0%
% within GENDER 7.0% 17.9% 11.3%
% of total 4.2% 7.0% 11.3%

bus Count 16 16 32
% within COMMUTE 50.0% 50.0% 100.0%
% within GENDER 18.6% 28.6% 22.5%
% of total 11.3% 11.3% 22.5%

drive Count 32 17 49
% within COMMUTE 65.3% 34.7% 100.0%
% within GENDER 37.2% 30.4% 34.5%
% of total 22.5% 12.0% 34.5%

passeng Count 24 9 33
% within COMMUTE 72.7% 27.3% 100.0%
% within GENDER 27.9% 16.1% 23.2%
% of total 16.9% 6.3% 23.3%

walk Count 8 4 12
% within COMMUTE 66.7% 33.3% 100.0%
% within GENDER 9.3% 7.1% 8.5%
% of total 5.6% 2.8% 8.5%

Total Count 86 56 142
% within COMMUTE 60.6% 39.4% 100.0%
% within GENDER 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
% of total 60.6% 39.4% 100.0%

Chi-Square tests
Value df Asymp. Sig. (2-sided)
Pearson Chi-Square 7.751a 4 .101
Likelihood Ratio 7.725 4 .102
N of Valid Cases 142

a 1 cells (10.0%) have expected count less than 5. The minimum expected count is 4.73.

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Solution Summary

The solution provides step by step method for the calculation of chi square test statistic in SPSS . Formula for the calculation and Interpretations of the results are also included.

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