Topic 1: B – Importing Data from a Comma Separated file

Published: January 20th, 2015

Category: Learning Statistical Software, SPSS Info and Tutorials

CO-7: Use statistical software to analyze public health data.

Video (3:44)

The following video illustrates importing data from a Comma Separated (CSV) file and saving it into an SPSS dataset. The following files are associated with this video.

  • Menus and Steps Used:
    • From inside SPSS go to File – Open – Data
    • Choose “Text” from the Files of Type drop-down menu
    • Browse for and open the file
    • Go through the steps to correctly define the file format and import the data
    • Save the dataset into SPSS format by exiting the program and following the prompts to save

This document is linked from our main SPSS page under Software.