This is to compute (i.e. creating) a new variable from the existingvariables in the data file.Now, we are going to compute a new variable
formthe variables p1, p2, p3, p4, and p5(Assuming items
are questions related to participation indecision-making)
Note: SPSS allows a maximum of eight characters in a variable name, so we are going to use
The following slides will explain how this is done.