Select menu: Stats | Statistical Tests | W-test for Normality
The Shapiro-Wilk test assesses whether a sample of data comes from a Normal distribution. The output displays the statistic, W, with its probability value under the assumption that the data are Normal. So a low probability indicates that the data are unlikely to be from a Normal distribution.
- After you have imported your data, from the menu select
Stats | Statistical Tests | W-test for Normality.
- Double-click an item in the Available data field to move it into the Data field then click Run.
This lists data structures appropriate to the current input field. Double-click on a name to copy it into the input field, or type the name in directly.
A variate containing the sample of data to be tested.
|Run||Run the analysis.|
|Cancel||Close the window.|
|Pin||Controls whether to keep the dialog open when you click Run. When the pin is down the dialog will remain open, otherwise when the pin is up the dialog will close.|
|Restore||Restore names into edit fields and default settings.|
|Clear||Clear all fields and list boxes.|
|Help||Open the Help topic for this dialog.|
- WSTATISTIC procedure