How do I recode multiple variable(s)?


Here’s the procedure to recode multiple variable(s):

  1. Select Recode multiple;
  2. Select New measurement (e.g., Scale);
  3. Click variables to be recoded (Hint: recode group of similar questions at a time; e.g., q6_1 through q6_4), then click Continue;
  4. Ensure that the order is correct.  That is, drag levels from Fig 1 order to Fig 2 order.

Fig 1.

Fig 2.

  1. Once the correct order is properly sorted, then replace Levels names with numbers (e.g., from Never-Always to 1-5, respectively);
  1. Click Submit.