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Title Making sense of factor analysis : the use of factor analysis for instrument development in health care research / Marjorie A. Pett, Nancy R. Lackey and John J. Sullivan.
Imprint Thousand Oaks, Calif. ; London : SAGE, 2003.


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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 348 pages) : illustrations
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Print version record.
Subject Medicine -- Research -- Statistical methods.
Medical care -- Research -- Statistical methods.
Biomedical Technology -- instrumentation.
Factor Analysis, Statistical.
Research -- instrumentation.
Genre Electronic books.
Contents An overview of factor analysis -- Designing and testing the instrument -- Assessing the characteristics of matrices -- Extracting the initial factors -- Rotating the factors -- Evaluating and refining the factors -- Interpreting factors and generating factor scores -- Reporting and replicating the results.
Summary This book presents a straightforward explanation of the complex statistical procedures involved in factor analysis. The authors provide a step-by-step approach to analysing data using statistical computer packages.
Other Author Lackey, Nancy R. (Nancy Rebecca), author.
Sullivan, John J., 1919-2001, author.
Other Title Print version: Pett, Marjorie A. Making sense of factor analysis. Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Pub., ©2003 076191949X
Other Title Available from some providers with title: Sage research methods online