IBM SPSS Statistics Base v. 23: PROS AND CONS

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  • With an easy to use user interface, SPSS does not create a high barrier for beginners.
  • Unlike some statistical packages that rely heavily on syntax to run, SPSS is comparatively user friendly.
  • Ability to run additional analyses not built or sold together.
  • Very flexible with the ability to add different modules for advanced analyses
  • You can use the full version of IBM SPSS Base v. 23 on Apponfly.


  • Very steep price
  • Not very easy to set up and manipulate data
  • Data visualization capabilities are limited
  • Sometimes has a tendency to freeze with large datasets


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