ERIC Number: EJ1019838
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Oct
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 110
Further Examining Berry's Model: The Applicability of Latent Profile Analysis to Acculturation
Fox, Rina S.; Merz, Erin L.; Solórzano, Martha T.; Roesch, Scott C.
Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, v46 n4 p270-288 Oct 2013
This study used latent profile analysis (LPA) to identify acculturation profiles. A three-profile solution fit the data best, and comparisons on demographic and psychosocial outcomes as a function of profile yielded expected results. The findings support using LPA as a parsimonious way to model acculturation without anticipating profiles in advance.
Descriptors: Statistical Analysis, Profiles, Acculturation, Comparative Analysis, Models, Classification, College Students, Asian American Students, Hispanic American Students, African American Students, Anxiety, Self Esteem, Coping, Depression (Psychology)
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