# Computing Pearson's Correlation in SPSS

The Pearson's correlation is a measure of the relationship between two variables. In SPSS, you compute it by choosingAnalyze/Correlate/Bivariate...

Then select the variable(s) you want to correlate and click the arrow button that points to the right.

This will move the variables into the "variables" column.

Finally, click "OK." The results are shown below:

The syntax for this analysis is:

CORRELATIONS

/VARIABLES=Y1 Y2 Y3

/PRINT=TWOTAIL NOSIG

/MISSING=PAIRWISE.