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Trying to help a friend: How do I analyse this? (Simple Statistics)

  1. Nov 28, 2012 #1
    Hey, how can I run a analyse with SPSS statistics software for this data? (I am not a stats guy at all, and not sure about using SPSS)

    Group 1 is "Gym A"

    Group 2 is "Gym B"

    And the values are just the weight loss numbers.

    All we are trying to do is compare Gym A (group 1) to Gym B (group 2). Seeing what one is better?

    Any help?

  2. jcsd
  3. Nov 28, 2012 #2
    What are you trying to calculate, precisely? (If you don't know the test and how it works you won't be able to interpret the results, even if we tell you what buttons to press.)
  4. Nov 28, 2012 #3
    I am pretty sure I need to calculate a t-test (comparing two means)

    All I am trying to do with SPSS is show which group has the highest level of weight loss. I am just not sure how to use SPSS to well (Just downloaded the 1 monther of SPSS)
  5. Nov 29, 2012 #4
    Any ideas?
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