Creating a New Analysis Plan

This feature requires the Complex Samples option.

  1. From the menus choose:

    Analyze > Complex Samples > Prepare for Analysis...

  2. Select Create a plan file, and choose a plan filename to which you will save the analysis plan.
  3. Click Next to continue through the Wizard.
  4. Specify the variable containing sample weights in the Design Variables step, optionally defining strata and clusters.
  5. You can now click Finish to save the plan.

Optionally, in further steps you can:

  • Select the method for estimating standard errors in the Estimation Method step.
  • Specify the number of units sampled or the inclusion probability per unit in the Size step.
  • Add a second or third stage to the design.
  • Paste your selections as command syntax.