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ERIC Number: EJ619012
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0027-3171
Influence of Imputation and EM Methods on Factor Analysis When Item Nonresponse in Questionnaire Data Is Nonignorable.
Bernaards, Coen A.; Sijtsma, Klaas
Multivariate Behavioral Research, v35 n3 p321-64 2000
Using simulation, studied the influence of each of 12 imputation methods and 2 methods using the EM algorithm on the results of maximum likelihood factor analysis as compared with results from the complete data factor analysis (no missing scores). Discusses why EM methods recovered complete data factor loadings better than imputation methods. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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