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Multi-Group Confirmatory Factor Analysis to Establish Measurement and Structural Equivalence

Antoinette Y. Farmer and G. Lawrence Farmer

in Research with Diverse Groups

Published in print March 2014 | ISBN: 9780199914364
Published online June 2014 | e-ISBN: 9780190208967 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199914364.003.0003

Series: Pocket Guides to Social Work Research Methods

Multi-Group Confirmatory Factor Analysis to Establish Measurement and Structural Equivalence

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This chapter focuses on measurement equivalence across groups when the means for identifying the groups are based on directly observable characteristics (e.g., gender, ethnicity) of the participants or manifest variables.

Keywords: measurement equivalence process; structural equivalence; gender

Chapter.  15138 words.  Illustrated.

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