Measures of Variability

  • Kristin E. Voelkl
  • Susan B. Gerber

Abstract

Chapter 3 describes the use of SPSS to obtain measures of location for a data set. Another important characteristic of data is variability. Measures of variability tell how spread out the observations are, that is, how much the values differ from individual to individual.

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Kristin E. Voelkl
    • 1
  • Susan B. Gerber
    • 2
  1. 1.Research Institute on AddictionsBuffaloUSA
  2. 2.SUNY at BuffaloBuffaloUSA

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