states file has
about 100 socioeconomic and political variables for 50
states plus Washington D.C.
(Washington D.C. is included because it casts three
electoral votes in presidential elections.)
This file is available as an
SPSS "portable" file, states.por, that can be
imported into SPSS.
you are viewing this page with INTERNET EXPLORER,
you can download states.por to open in
you are viewing this with the NETSCAPE
browser, the file will not download
and SPSS will not open it as a .por
Downloading this file
presumes a general knowledge of SPSS,
and specific knowledge of how to open .por files,
and how to save them as .sav SPSS system
- Here are the steps for downloading the
To open your .por file in SPSS:
If you are using Windows on a
If you are using a Macintosh
- Click on
"Save Target As ..."
- Navigate to
where you want to save the file
".por" to file name
"Save as type" to "All
on the "Save"
Click & HOLD
Download Link to Disk
- navigate to
the desired place you want to save the
- Click on
the "Save" button.
- Go to the File Menu
- Choose "Open"
- Then select "Data"
- In the Open File dialog box, change
"files of type" from "SPSS
- "SPSS portable (*.por)"
- Click on the visible .por file
- then click on the Open
- Save your file as an "SPSS