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How to Make Descriptive Statistics: Tips on Using Microsoft Excel


By Lawrence Charlemagne G. David

1. Encode all the scores in the format below:

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2. Go to File > Options. The Excel Options appears after clicking.

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3. Go to Add-Ins > Click Go…

4. Click or check all, especially the Analysis ToolPak, then click OK.

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5. Go to Menu Bar > Data. You will notice that Data Analysis Tool has been added.

6. Click Descriptive Statistics > Ok.

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7. Do the following settings. First highlight the data, including the labels. It will create a new worksheet named
“Descriptive_Statistics.”

8. The output looks like this:

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9. Fix the final statistics table by removing the redundant labels, e.g. Mean, SD, etc. Then, decrease decimal places.

10. Create a bar graph by highlighting the mean scores and the criteria. Then go to Insert > Recommend Charts

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11. Output looks like the one below:

Mean

Batch Challenge

The Great Petron Challenge

Family Time

Getting to Know Me, Getting to Know You

Participants

Facilitators

Logistics

Program

4.00 4.20 4.40 4.60 4.80 5.00

12. Copy and paste the table and graph in the Evaluation Result and you’re done!

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