PM91607: PLUM WARNING RE. ZERO-COUNT CELLS UNDERCOUNTS THE ZERO-COUNT CELLS

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • You run the Ordinal Regression procedure (PLUM command) in SPSS
    Statistics. There are may possible combinations of values of the
    dependent and independent variables that are not observed in
    your data, so it is not surprising that you get a message that
    there are K cells with zero frequencies (see Technote 1475300).
    However, you know and verify that there are 27 possible
    combinations of variable values and that only 10 of those values
    are observed, for example. The warning states that 14cells have
    zero frequencies, for example, so is undercounting the number of
    unobserved combinations.
    A defect has been filed to investigate this undercounting of
    empty cells.
    

Local fix

  • This issue will be addressed in the next Fix Pack. Please refer
    to the Fix Pack schedule at
    http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21599157 for
    information on upcoming Fix Packs.
    

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    * USERS AFFECTED:                                              *
    * see APAR text                                                *
    ****************************************************************
    * PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:                                         *
    * PLUM WARNING RE. ZERO-COUNT CELLS UNDERCOUNTS THE ZERO-COUNT *
    * CELLS                                                        *
    ****************************************************************
    * RECOMMENDATION:                                              *
    * This issue has been addressed in IBM SPSS Statistics 21 Fix  *
    * Pack 2                                                       *
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • This issue has been addressed in IBM SPSS Statistics 21 Fix Pack
    2
    

Temporary fix

Comments

APAR Information

  • APAR number

    PM91607

  • Reported component name

    SPSS STATISTICS

  • Reported component ID

    5725A54ST

  • Reported release

    L00

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2013-06-21

  • Closed date

    2013-11-25

  • Last modified date

    2013-11-25

  • APAR is sysrouted FROM one or more of the following:

  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    SPSS STATISTICS

  • Fixed component ID

    5725A54ST

Applicable component levels

  • RL00 PSN

       UP

  • RL00 PSY

       UP



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Document information


More support for:

SPSS Statistics
Statistics Desktop

Software version:

21.0

Reference #:

PM91607

Modified date:

2013-11-25

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