The following example shows how to calculate lags of a column.

  1. Open the sample data, UtilityUsage.MTW.
  2. Open the Lag dialog box.
    • Mac:Statistics > Time Series > Lag
    • PC: STATISTICS > Graphs and Calculations > Lag
  3. In Variable, enter Electric Charges.
  4. Click OK.

Results

Column C2 contains the time series data that Minitab shifted down by one row.

C1 C2
Electric Charges Lag 1 of Electric Charges
1264 *
1150 1264
1384 1150
1651 1384
1374 1651
... ...
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