AcaStat Practice Data Files

Statistical Software and Instructional Aids

Practice Data Files
Compatible with AcaStat, Clarity, and StatCalc


AcaStat (.dcs) data files are provided for educational and research purposes. In most cases, the variables and values are formatted for ease of use. Some practice data files that are not available elsewhere are provided in a SPSS (.sav) compatible file. Click on the data links to download the compressed (zip) files.

AcaStat Workbook Workbook.dcs
Used for Student Workbook lessons. Formatted with variable and value labels. Cases (n) = 50; Variables=8;
Codebook. Workbook data in SPSS.sav format.

City Managers — CityMgr.dcs
A random survey of city managers in cities 100,000 population or less in size. Formatted with variable and value labels. Cases (n) = 354; Variables=10;
Codebook. City Manager data in SPSS.sav format.

AFQTAFQT.dcs
Random subset from the National Longitudinal  Survey of Youth (NLSY). Formatted with variable and value labels. Cases (n) = 1000; Variables=5;
Codebook. AFQT data in SPSS.sav format.

OMB PART 2005 PARTFY05.dcs
Contains PART ratings, program types, and funding levels. Formatted with variable and value labels. Cases (n) = 398; Variables=13.

NES 2002NES2002.dcs
PRE-POST National Election Survey of 2002 American Election. Unformatted copy of all variables in the 2012 survey.  See codebook for variable and value labels. Cases (n) = 1511; Variables=732;
Codebook.

GSS 2014GSS2014.dcs
The General Social Survey, 2014. Unformatted copy of all variables in the 2014 survey.   See codebook for variable and value labels. Cases (n) = 2538; Variables=866;
Codebook.

GSS 2014 SubsetGSS2014-Subset.dcs
Subset of the General Social Survey, 2014.  Formatted with variable and value labels. Cases (n) = 2538; Variables=93;
Codebook.

GSS 2008-2014 SubsetGSS0814.dcs
Combined subset of General Social Surveys 2008, 2010, 2012, and 2014.  Formatted with variable and value labels. Cases (n) = 8579; Variables=40;
Codebook.

GSS 2012GSS2012.dcs
The General Social Survey, 2012. Unformatted copy of all variables in the 2012 survey. See codebook for variable and value labels. Cases (n) = 1974; Variables=796;
Codebook.

GSS 2012 SubsetGSS2012-Subset.dcs
Subset of the General Social Survey, 2012.  Formatted with variable and value labels. Cases (n) = 1974; Variables=103;
Codebook.

GSS 2008-2012 SubsetGSS08-12.dcs
Combined subset of General Social Surveys 2008, 2010, 2012.  Formatted with variable and value labels. Cases (n) = 6041; Variables=44;
Codebook.

GSS 2010GSS2010AllVars.dcs
The General Social Survey, 2010. Unformatted copy of all variables in the 2012 survey.  See codebook for variable and value labels. Cases (n) = 2044; Variables=790;
Codebook.

GSS 2010 SubsetGSS2010.dcs
Subset of the General Social Survey, 2010. Formatted with variable and value labels. Cases (n) = 2044; Variables=51;
Codebook.

GSS 2008 GSS2008AllVars.dcs
The General Social Survey, 2008. Unformatted copy of all variables in the 2012 survey. See codebook for variable and value labels. Cases (n) = 2023; Variables=840;
Codebook.

GSS 2008 SubsetGSS2008.dcs
Subset of the General Social Survey, 2008. Formatted with variable and value labels. Cases (n) = 2023; Variables=50;
Codebook.

GSS 1993 SubsetGSS93.dcs
Subset of the General Social Survey, 1993. Formatted with variable and value labels. Cases (n) = 1500; Variables=33;
Codebook.