Date: Thu, 30 May 1996 06:41:40 -0400
Reply-To: "William B. Ware" <wbware@EMAIL.UNC.EDU>
Sender: "SPSSX(r) Discussion" <SPSSX-L@UGA.CC.UGA.EDU>
From: "William B. Ware" <wbware@EMAIL.UNC.EDU>
Subject: Re: Computing factor scores
On Wed, 29 May 1996, Sylvia J. Hysong wrote:
> In article <9604288333.AA833303079@norcmail.uchicago.edu>, TARDINO-VICKI
> <tardinov@NORCMAIL.UCHICAGO.EDU> wrote:
> > I am interested in doing a MANOVA using factor scores from a factor
> > analysis as the dependent measure. As I have not yet done the factor
> > analysis, I'm not quite sure what to expect -- does factor analysis
> > automatically generate factor scores or do I need to compute them
> > myself? Any help with this procedure is welcomed. Thanks in advance.
> If I remember correctly (it's been a while), SPSS will compute factor
> loadings, eigenvalues, and communalities for you..
In reference to the original post, I hope that there is some knowledge of
exploratory factor analysis present, for arriving at an appropriate EDF
solution can be tricky. However, to augment the "current" post, SPSS
will also compute factor scores and save them.
William B. Ware, Professor and Chair Educational Psychology
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