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How to get summary statistics

1. Open the Microsoft Excel data file. If your data is still in a text file, refer to the instructions on how to convert text files to Excel files.
2. On the menu bar, click on `Tools' and select `Data Analysis'.

3. Choose  `Descriptive Statistics'  and click `OK'. A new window will appear.

4. On `Input Range', enter the appropriate cell ranges by highlighting the cells containing the data. If the first row contains variable names, click on `labels in 1st row'.
5. On the output options, click on `Summary Statistics'. Click `OK'.




2003-09-08