Derived Categorical Variables based on numeric variables

Many datasets contain numeric data, which it is often relevant present as intervals or categories. For example, a numeric variable containing numbers from 15-90 can be organized into intervals, or a numeric variable containing the numbers ‘1’, ‘2’, ‘3’, ‘4’, ‘5’ and ‘99’ which can be organized into exact 6 categories.

Mark a numeric variable and these two options in the variable window appear:

Video: From Numeric to Categorical Variables