ERIC Number: EJ605895
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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A Generalized Formula for the Mantel-Haenszel Differential Item Functioning Parameter.
Roussos, Louis A.; Schnipke, Deborah L.; Pashley, Peter J.
Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics, v24 n3 p293-322 Fall 1999
Derives a general formula for the population parameter being estimated by the Mantel-Haenszel differential item functioning (DIF) statistics. The formula is appropriate for uniform or nonuniform DIF and can be used regardless of the form of the item response function. Shows the relationship between this parameter and item difficulty. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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