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Software Output

An example using raw survey data

 

Adults with less than 12 years of education

Crosstabulation: EduCat (Rows)  by   Sex (Columns)

 

Column Variable Label: Respondent sex

Row Variable Label: Education Level

 

        Count |

        Row % |

        Col % |

      Total % |    Male |   Female |   Total

    ----------------------------------------

      <12 yrs |       3 |   A     4 |        7

              |   42.86 |   B 57.14 |

              |   11.54 |   C 16.67 |    14.00

              |    6.00 |   D  8.00 |

    ----------------------------------------

      HS Grad |      10 |        11 |      21

              |   47.62 |    52.38 |

              |   38.46 |    45.83 |   42.00

              |   20.00 |    22.00 |

    ----------------------------------------

      College |      13 |         9 |      22

              |   59.09 |    40.91 |

              |   50.00 |    37.50 |   44.00

              |   26.00 |    18.00 |

    ----------------------------------------

              |      26 |        24 |      50

        Total |   52.00 |    48.00 |  100.00

 

Interpretation

A Count:             There are 4 females who have less than 12 years of education.

B Row %:           Of those who have less than a high school education (<12 yrs), 57.14% (4/7) are female.

C Column %:      Of those who are female, 16.67% (4/24) have less than a high school education.

D Total %:           8% (4/50) of the sample are females who have less than a high school education.

 

Summary Table

The following summary table is based on column percent from the crosstabulation shown on the previous page.  Counts are from the column marginals (Totals) for male and female.

Education level for all subjects in the sample and by sex subgroups

 

 

 

 

 

Total

Male

Female

Observations (n) =

50

26

24

Education Level (column %)

 

 

 

Less than high school

14.0

11.5

16.7

High School

42.0

38.5

45.8

College

44.0

50.0

37.5

 

Interpretation:  There are slightly more men in this sample than women.  Using percentages to adjust for differences in sample size, men are more likely (50%) to have a college education than women (37.5%).


 
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