The Centre organised a training course on “Census and Survey Processing System (CSPRO) & Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS)” at the Central Bureau of Statistics of the Republic of Sudan on February 4-6, 2008. The course was provided by an expert from the Department of Statistics in Jordan and was attended by 12 staff members of the Central Bureau of Statistics of the Republic of Sudan.
Mainly, the CSPRO course focused on CSPRO Commands and Functions and covered the followings:
- Batch and Lookup files
- Weights and Editing rules
Beside that, the following topics were covered within the scope of the SPSS course:
- Converting the data from CSPRO to SPSS
- Merge, Aggregate and Split Files
- Data Control and Consistency
The aim of this training course was to improve the statistical capacity building and performance of the Central Bureau of Statistics of the Republic of Sudan on “CSPRO and SPSS”.