Making Sense of Factor Analysis: The Use of Factor Analysis for Instrument Development in Health Care Research

Making Sense of Factor Analysis: The Use of Factor Analysis for Instrument Development in Health Care Research by Marjorie (Marg) A. Pett, Nancy R. Lackey, John Sullivan

ISBN10: 0761919503
ISBN13: 978-0761919506
Author: Marjorie (Marg) A. Pett, Nancy R. Lackey, John Sullivan
Title: Making Sense of Factor Analysis: The Use of Factor Analysis for Instrument Development in Health Care Research
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc; 1 edition (March 21, 2003)
Language: English
Size ePub: 1258 kb
Size PDF: 1533 kb
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Making Sense of Factor Analysis: The Use of Factor Analysis for Instrument Development in Health Care Research by Marjorie (Marg) A. Pett, Nancy R. Lackey, John Sullivan



Making Sense of Factor Analysis: The Use of Factor Analysis for Instrument Development in Health Care Research presents a straightforward explanation of the complex statistical procedures involved in factor analysis. Authors Marjorie A. Pett, Nancy M. Lackey, and John J. Sullivan provide a step-by-step approach to analyzing data using statistical computer packages like SPSS and SAS. Emphasizing the interrelationship between factor analysis and test construction, the authors examine numerous practical and theoretical decisions that must be made to efficiently run and accurately interpret the outcomes of these sophisticated computer programs.


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