Published Online: 15 JUL 2005
Copyright © 2005 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd
Encyclopedia of Biostatistics
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D'agostino, R. B. and Russell, H. K. 2005. Factor. Encyclopedia of Biostatistics.
- Published Online: 15 JUL 2005
This article introduces the factors in factor analysis. A factor pattern is defined. Common factors and unique factor are explained. Once the number of factors and the final factor pattern are determined, the factor complexity is used to interpret the factors.
- factor analysis;
- factor pattern;
- common factors;
- unique factor;
- factor complexity