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Date:         Mon, 22 Oct 2001 12:33:09 -0700
Reply-To:     John Uebersax <jsuebersax@YAHOO.COM>
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From:         John Uebersax <jsuebersax@YAHOO.COM>
Subject:      Re: question on FACTOR
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Gijs Dekkers <> wrote in message news:<>... > Dear all, > > I have to bug you all again, with a question about PROC FACTOR. > > After having runned factor-analysis, I discovered that running a > (orthogonal, i.e. varimax) rotation of the factors changed the > factor-correlations, and made them (very) significant.

I understand your puzzlement. Personally, I have never relied much on signficance tests with factor analysis. The scree test works just fine for me.

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