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ERIC Number: EJ646452
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-1070-5511
The Effects of Item Parceling on Goodness-of-Fit and Parameter Estimate Bias in Structural Equation Modeling.
Bandalos, Deborah L.
Structural Equation Modeling, v9 n1 p78-102 2002
Used simulation to study the effects of the practice of item parceling. Results indicate that certain types of item parceling can obfuscate a multidimensional factor structure in a way that acceptable values of fit indexes are found for a misspecified solution. Discusses why the use of parceling cannot be recommended when items are multidimensional or when the factor structure is unknown. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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