College of Arts & Sciences

Sociology

Welcome

You are now accessing the Sociology Data Set Server. The codebooks and data sets have been organized according to ICPSR number. Other data sets can be found at the bottom of the page.

Data Analysis Guide - SPSS

When conducting any statistical analysis, you need to get familiar with your data and perform an examination of it in order to lessen the odds of having biased results that can make all of your hard work essentially meaningless or substantially weak.

Data Analysis Guide - SPSS Word PDF
Instructions for SDA online analyses of secondary data Word PDF


Opening Data Sets on Apple Macintosh Computers

If you are trying to open data sets on an Apple Macintosh computer you must first download the file. Instructions for downloading using Internet Explorer 5.2 and Safari can be found below.

Internet Explorer
Hold down the "ctrl" key and click on the file that you want to download and then choose "Download Link to Disk". You will most likely find the file on the Desktop.

Safari
Hold down the "ctrl" key and click on the file that you want to download and then choose "Download Linked File". You will most likely find the file on the Desktop. On some computers the data file will be downloaded with an extra ".txt" at the end of the filename. Simply remove the ".txt" to make the file open up automatically in SPSS.


ICPSR 2026
ICPSR 2027
ICPSR 2149