Example 11: Item responses two characters wide

The "Liking for Science" data (see RSA) is in file EXAM11.TXT. Each observation is on a rating scale where 0 means "dislike", 1 means "don't care/don't know" and 2 means "like". The data has been recorded in two columns as 00, 01 and 02. XWIDE= is used.

 

; This file is EXAM11.TXT

 TITLE='LIKING FOR SCIENCE (Wright & Masters p.18)'

 XWIDE=2 ; Responses are 2 columns wide

 CODES=000102  ; Codes are 00 01 and 02

 CLFILE=*  ; Category label filelist

 00 Dislike  ; Category 00 in data file means "Dislike"

 01 Neutral

 02 Like

 *   ; End of category list

 ITEM1=1  ; Items start in column 1

 NI=25   ; 25 Items

 NAME1=51  ; Person id starts in column 51

 NAMLMP=20  ; Show 20 characters of id on maps

 TABLES=111111111111111111111111111111 ; All Tables

 CURVES=111  ; Print all curves in Tables 2 and 21

 IFILE = EXAM11IF.TXT  ; Output item measure file

 PFILE = EXAM11PF.TXT ; Output person measure file

 SFILE = EXAM11SF.TXT ; Output structure calibration file

 RFILE = EXAM11RF.TXT ; Output reformatted response file

 XFILE = EXAM11XF.TXT ; Output observation and residual file

 UIMEAN = 455  ; User scaling: mean 455

 USCALE = 94  ; 94 user units per logit

 LINELENGTH = 0  ; Print with minimum of split lines

 MAXPAGE = 0  ; Print with no page breaks in long tables

 &END

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END NAMES

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02020202020202020202020202020202020202020202020202ROSSNER, LAWRENCE F.

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02020200000202000002020202020202020202000202000102PATRIARCA, RAY

01020000010100010102010202020201000202000200000100PAULING, LINUS

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