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2 Tutorial directory, inside the Excel 8.0 workbook Hamilton.xls, in the single worksheet named Hamilton. Here is a listing: The path diagram in Figure 1 shows a model for these data: Education SAT 1 Other Income Figure 1 It is a simple regression model where one observed variable, SAT, is predicted as a linear combination of the other two observed variables, Education and Income. As with nearly all empirical data, the prediction will not be perfect. The latent variable Other therefore serves to absorb random variation in the SAT scores and systematic components for which no suitable predictors were provided. Each single-headed arrow represents a regression weight. The number 1 in the figure specifies that Other must have a weight of one in the prediction of SAT. Some such constraint must be imposed in order to make the model identified, and it is one of the features of the model that must be communicated to Amos. You need to provide Amos with information about both the Hamilton data and the model in Figure 1. 2 Tutorial: Get Running with Amos Graphics Amos 4 Users Guide

3 Starting Amos Graphics The are several ways to start up Amos Graphics: 1. You can double-click on the Amos Graphics icon on the Windows desktop. 2. From the Windows taskbar, you can launch Amos Graphics with the command path Start Programs Amos 4 Amos GraphicsÃ 3. You can double-click on any path diagram (*.amw) file created with Amos Graphics. 4. You can double-click on a path diagram displayed by Amos s View Path Diagrams utility. 5. If you have the SPSS version of Amos, you can also start Amos Graphics from SPSS by the Analyze Amos command. Ã After Amos Graphics has started up, click on File New to start a new model. You will see a window containing a large rectangle and several menu titles: Amos 4 Users Guide Tutorial: Get Running with Amos Graphics 3

5 Attaching the data The next step is attaching the Hamilton data to the model. While inputting ASCII (or text) based data input is possible, Amos Graphics supports input of several common database formats, including SPSS *.sav files. For the tutorial, we will attach a Microsoft Excel 8.0 file of the Hamilton data. Do this by selecting: File ÃData Files... ÃFile Name We placed the data for this tutorial in the Tutorial subdirectory. The directory path is: Program Files ÃAmos 4 Tutorial In the Files of type listbox, select Excel 8.0 (*.xls) as the desired file type and double click on the Hamilton.xls file: Amos 4 Users Guide Tutorial: Get Running with Amos Graphics 5

6 This will bring you back to the Data Files dialog box. Click on OK: Reading data from an SPSS system file The SPSS version of Amos 4 reads a copy of the current SPSS working file when Amos is started directly from the SPSS Analyze menu. Even when run in standalone mode, all versions of Amos 4 can read SPSS (*.sav) files that have been saved to disk. To read an SPSS file, such as the file Hamilton.sav in the Tutorial subdirectory, simply follow the same steps outlined in the previous section. However, when you get to Files of type, click on SPSS (*.sav) as the desired file type and double click on the Hamilton.sav file. There is one difference to naming variables when working with SPSS data files. SPSS system files support variable names of up to eight characters. Thus, if the Hamilton data file was in the SPSS format, the variable name Education would have to be shortened to Educatn. 6 Tutorial: Get Running with Amos Graphics Amos 4 Users Guide

7 Specifying the model and drawing variables First, draw three rectangles to represent the three observed variables in the model. Begin by clicking on the Draw observed variables icon on the toolbar, or by clicking on the Diagram menu and selecting Draw Observed: When you click on an icon, you will know it is activated because its appearance will change. The color surrounding the icon image will be brighter, as if illuminated. Move the mouse pointer to the place where you want the Education rectangle to appear in the drawing area. Do not worry too much about the exact size or placement of the rectangle you can change it later on. Once you have picked a spot for the Education rectangle, press the left mouse button and hold it down while making some trial movements of the mouse. Movements of the mouse will affect the size and shape of the rectangle. When you are reasonably satisfied with its appearance, release the mouse button. Now, use the same method to draw two more rectangles for Income and SAT. As long as the Draw observed variables icon is illuminated, a new rectangle will appear every time you press the left mouse button and move the mouse. Amos 4 Users Guide Tutorial: Get Running with Amos Graphics 7

8 Next, draw an ellipse to represent Other. Ellipses are drawn the same way as rectangles, except that you begin by clicking on the Draw unobserved variables icon, or selecting Draw Unobserved from the Diagram menu. After drawing the ellipse, your screen should look more or less like Figure 2 (except on a gray background). Figure 2 Naming the variables To assign names to the four variables, double click on one the objects in the path diagram. It does not matter which one you start with. For this example, we will start by double clicking on the rectangle that is supposed to represent Education. The Object Properties dialog box appears. Click on the Text tab and enter the word Education in the Variable name field: Notice that while you are typing in the field, the word Education is appearing in your first rectangle. Click once on the next rectangle and enter Income in the Variable name field. Remember that, in SPSS files, variable names cannot be longer than eight characters. To compensate, you would need to enter Educatn in the Variable name field and the proper Education in the Variable label field. This modification is not needed for this tutorial because we are using an Excel file. 8 Tutorial: Get Running with Amos Graphics Amos 4 Users Guide

10 Constraining a parameter To identify the regression model, you must define the scale of the latent variable Other. You can do this by fixing either the variance of Other or the path coefficient from Other to SAT at some positive value. Suppose you want to fix the path coefficient at unity. Double click on the arrow between Other and SAT. Once again the Object Properties dialog appears. Click on the Parameters tab and enter the value "1" in the Regression weight field: This adds a "1" above the arrow between Other and SAT. To close the Object Properties box, once again click on the "X" in the upper right hand corner of the dialog box. This completes the path diagram except for any changes you might want to make to improve its appearance. It should look something like Figure 5: Education SAT 1 Other Income Figure 5 Improving the appearance of the path diagram You can change the appearance of your path diagram by moving objects around, and by changing their sizes and shapes. These changes do not affect the meaning of a path diagram. That is, they do not change the model s specification. To move an object, click on the Move icon on the toolbar. You will notice that the picture of a little moving truck appears below your mouse pointer when you move into the drawing area. This lets you know the Move function is active. Then click and hold down your left mouse button on the object you wish to move. With the mouse button still depressed, move the object to where you want it, and let go of your mouse button. Amos Graphics will automatically redraw all connecting arrows. 10 Tutorial: Get Running with Amos Graphics Amos 4 Users Guide

12 Performing the analysis The next step is to decide what properties you wish to analyze. Amos gives you an array of options by following the path: View/Set ÃAnalysis Properties and clicking on the Output tab. There is also an Analysis Properties icon you can click on the toolbar. Either way, the Output tab gives you these options: For this example, check the Minimization history, Standardized estimates, and Squared multiple correlations boxes. We are doing this because these are so commonly used in analysis. In the Examples section, we explore the meaning and impact of a variety of analytical property options. Close the Analysis Properties dialog box by clicking on the "X" in its upper right corner. The only thing left to do then is to have Amos perform the actual calculations. To do this, click on the Calculate estimates icon on the toolbar. Amos will want to save this problem to a file, so if you have given it no filename, the Save As dialog box will appear. Give the problem a filename; let us say, tutorial1: 12 Tutorial: Get Running with Amos Graphics Amos 4 Users Guide

13 Once you click on Save, Amos will begin calculating the model estimates. You can view Amos calculating progress in the dialog box that is always open in the lower left area of the window. The calculations happen so quickly, you will likely only see the end of the calculation progress: Amos 4 Users Guide Tutorial: Get Running with Amos Graphics 13

14 Viewing the text output When Amos has completed the calculations, you have three options for viewing the output: text output, table (spreadsheet) output, or graphics output. For text output, click the View Text icon on the toolbar. Here is a portion of the text output for this problem: Minimum was achieved Chi-square = Degrees of freedom = 0 Probability level cannot be computed Maximum Likelihood Estimates Regression Weights: Estimate S.E. C.R SAT < Education SAT < Income Standardized Regression Weights: Estimate SAT < Education SAT < Income Covariances: Estimate S.E. C.R Education <------> Income Correlations: Estimate Education <------> Income Variances: Estimate S.E. C.R Education Income Other Squared Multiple Correlations: Estimate SAT Viewing the table (spreadsheet) output For table (spreadsheet) output, click on the View Spreadsheets icon on the toolbar. The open dialog box on the left side of the spreadsheet gives you a variety of output options: 14 Tutorial: Get Running with Amos Graphics Amos 4 Users Guide

15 Click on Estimates to view the following portion of the table output for this problem: Notice that output goes to the second decimal place. If you wish to change the decimal setting, click on either the Increase decimal or Decrease decimal icon on the Spreadsheets Output toolbar. Amos 4 will display up to four decimal places. Amos 4 Users Guide Tutorial: Get Running with Amos Graphics 15

16 Viewing the graphics output To view the graphics output, click the View output icon next to the drawing area. Your model will display all the properties you specified. However, you must chose to view either unstandardized or (if you selected this option) standardized estimates by click one or the other in the Parameter Formats panel next to your drawing area: If you selected Standardized estimates and assuming that you selected both standardized estimates and squared multiple correlation in the Output tab of the Analysis Properties menu, your path diagram should look like Figure 6: Education Income.11 SAT Other Figure 6 The value.49 is the correlation between Education and Income. The entries.72 and.11 are standaridized regression weights. The number.60 is the squared multiple correlation of SAT with Education and Income. Now to see the unstandardized estimates, simply click on Unstandardized estimates in the open dialog box next to your drawing area. Your path diagram should now look like Figure 7:.03 Education Income SAT 1 Other Figure 7 In the graphics output, you can click between standardized and unstandardized estimates, if you have specified the analysis of both. But note that you have to re-run the model (Calculate estimates) after every change to the model, data, or properties to be analyzed. This is to keep the parameter estimates up to date. 16 Tutorial: Get Running with Amos Graphics Amos 4 Users Guide

17 Printing the path diagram To print the path diagram click on the Print icon in the toolbox. The Print dialog box will appear: For the purposes of this tutorial, you can accept all the printing defaults and simply click on Print. Copying the path diagram Amos Graphics lets you easily export your path diagram to many word processing programs, such as Microsoft Word or WordPerfect. Simply follow the path: Edit ÃCopy (to Clipboard) Then, in your word processing program, use the Paste function to import in the diagram as a picture or text box. Amos Graphics will only export the diagram itself, and not the (typically gray) background. You will likely need to resize and crop the diagram, as Amos Graphics will copy the entire drawing area to the clipboard, typically leaving lots of extra space around your diagram. You can also copy table or text output by clicking once and then dragging your mouse over the desired area (so the text is highlighted). After highlighting the data, hold down the Control key and the "c" key simultaneously (<Ctrl> - c). This will copy the highlighted text to the clipboard. Then use the Paste function (or press Control and the "v" key simultaneously; <Ctrl> - v) to import the text into your word processing or spreadsheet program. Amos 4 Users Guide Tutorial: Get Running with Amos Graphics 17

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