Analysis of questionnaire - how to compute in SPSS for Likert scale questionnaire

# Analysis of questionnaire – how to compute in SPSS for Likert scale questionnaire

Analysis of questionnaire – how to compute in SPSS for Likert scale questionnaire. This article discusses the method of analyzing data using COMPUTE function in SPSS. The function was very useful to obtained numeric data based on an algorithm. An example will be the Body Mass Index (BMI) case. Usually, BMI calculated manually by the researcher, but if you have the height and weight of the respondents, you can ask the SPSS to calculate for you.

These videos explain the ideas on how you can change your ordinal data to numeric data. Analyze a Likert scale questionnaire into numeric SPSS. This idea, you need to use the syntax if your variables are huge. There are few steps in analyzing your ordinal scale data from the Likert Scale. The steps as follows:

1. Determine your formula from the literature that you search
2. Identify and rename your variables carefully
3. Transform data using SPSS (Transform > Computer) enter your variable name and their formula
4. Click PASTE or OK button to ensure the SPSS calculate for you.
5. Then you can further analyze like what you want for your questionnaire

Explanation and dataset for the training of this STEPS shown in below videos:

Analysis of questionnaire – how to compute in SPSS for Likert scale questionnaire

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