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Date:         Thu, 19 Feb 1998 17:55:41 +0700
Reply-To:     Charlie Schwartz <>
Sender:       "SAS(r) Discussion" <SAS-L@UGA.CC.UGA.EDU>
From:         Charlie Schwartz <demomet@DIRECTNET.COM>
Subject:      Re: wheat from chaff in factor analysis
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On Tue, 17 Feb 1998 16:39:13 GMT, GullionC wrote:

> apx 1200 binary variables

Is it appropriate to do common factor analysis with binary variables? If not, is there an appropriate technique applicable to these kind of data that would perform a data reduction with a similar kind of interpretation? Some use of proc prinqual perhaps? __________________________________________________________ Charlie Schwartz Intelligent Analytical Services

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