Demographics

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Mrs Jamil
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Demographics

Post by Mrs Jamil » Sun Jan 27, 2019 2:23 pm

How to test demographics in Smart PLS 3.2.7?Do we need to gauge frequencies etc in spss but not in SPLS?

jmbecker
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Re: Demographics

Post by jmbecker » Thu Jan 31, 2019 12:23 pm

What do you want to test?

You will get the most important descriptives like the mean, median, standard deviation, kurtosis, skewness, min, max in the data file view. However, if you want to assess other descriptives like frequencies you probably should go with SPSS or Excel.

Or do you want to include them as control variable into your model? The best way to do that is to include them as single-indicator constructs.
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