ERIC Number: EJ557883
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
A Guide to the Proper Use of Factor Analysis in the Conduct and Reporting of Research: Pitfalls to Avoid.
Merenda, Peter F.
Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, v30 n3 p156-64 Oct 1997
Offers suggestions for proper procedures for authors to use--and some pitfalls to avoid--when writing studies using factor analysis methods. Discusses distinctions among different methods of analysis, the adequacy of factor structure, and other notes of caution. Encourages authors to ensure that their research is statistically sound. (RJM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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