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ERIC Number: EJ1159420
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0748-1756
Establishing Evidence for Internal Structure Using Exploratory Factor Analysis
Watson, Joshua C.
Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, v50 n4 p232-238 2017
Exploratory factor analysis (EFA) is a data reduction technique used to condense data into smaller sets of summary variables by identifying underlying factors potentially accounting for patterns of collinearity among said variables. Using an illustrative example, the 5 general steps of EFA are described with best practices for decision making provided.
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Language: English
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