Molly McPup

Introduction to Research Methods in Political Science:
The POWERMUTT* Project
(for use with SPSS)

*Politically-Oriented Web-Enhanced Research Methods for Undergraduates — Topics & Tools
Resources for introductory research methods courses in political science and related disciplines



Note: In addition to this procedure, histograms can also be generated using “Descriptives” or “Explore.”

From the menu bar, click on “Graphs,” "Legacy Dialogs ," and "Histogram...."  In the left window, select the variable you wish to analyze, and drag and drop it into the second window on the right.

If you wish to superimpose a normal curve on the histogram, check the box next to "Display normal curve."

Click on the “Titles” tab and enter the title(s) you wish for your chart.

Click on "Continue" and "OK."



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