Factor Analysis, Statistical
"Factor Analysis, Statistical" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A set of statistical methods for analyzing the correlations among several variables in order to estimate the number of fundamental dimensions that underlie the observed data and to describe and measure those dimensions. It is used frequently in the development of scoring systems for rating scales and questionnaires.
Descriptor ID 
D005163

MeSH Number(s) 
E05.318.740.400 N05.715.360.750.350 N06.850.520.830.400

Concept/Terms 
Factor Analysis, Statistical Factor Analysis, Statistical
 Analysis, Statistical Factor
 Analyses, Statistical Factor
 Factor Analyses, Statistical
 Statistical Factor Analyses
 Statistical Factor Analysis

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1996  0  1  1 
2001  0  2  2 
2002  0  2  2 
2003  0  1  1 
2005  0  3  3 
2006  0  2  2 
2007  0  1  1 
2008  0  1  1 
2010  0  2  2 
2011  0  1  1 
2012  0  3  3 
2013  0  2  2 
2014  0  1  1 
2015  0  2  2 
2016  0  3  3 
2017  2  1  3 
2018  0  3  3 
2019  0  2  2 
2020  0  2  2 
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Factor Analysis, Statistical" by people in Profiles.

Branscum P. Developing and Validating an Instrument to Evaluate TheoryBased Behavioral Antecedents of Consuming a HighFiber Diet. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2020 06 17; 17(12).

Batool M, Akram B. Development and Validation of Religious Tolerance Scale for Youth. J Relig Health. 2020 Jun; 59(3):14811493.

Nolan R, Agley J, Umstattd Meyer MR, Spicer PG, Hallam JS. Continued development of the Rural Active Living Perceived Environmental Support Scale (RALPESS): preliminary evidence for validity among American Indians. Rural Remote Health. 2019 06; 19(2):5200.

Lowe DA, Nguyen CM, Copeland CT, Linck JF. Factor Analysis of the Texas Functional Living Scale in an Outpatient Clinical Sample. Arch Clin Neuropsychol. 2019 Jan 24; 35(1):116121.

Peipert JD, Jennings LA, Hays RD, Wenger NS, Keeler E, Reuben DB. A Composite Measure of Caregiver Burden in Dementia: The Dementia Burden ScaleCaregiver. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2018 09; 66(9):17851789.

Wetherill MS, Williams MB, Hartwell ML, Salvatore AL, Jacob T, Cannady TK, Standridge J, Fox J, Spiegel J, Anderson N, Jernigan VBB. Food choice considerations among American Indians living in rural Oklahoma: The THRIVE study. Appetite. 2018 09 01; 128:1420.

Hinyard L, Toomey E, Eliot K, Breitbach A. Student Perceptions of Collaboration Skills in an Interprofessional Context: Development and Initial Validation of the SelfAssessed Collaboration Skills Instrument. Eval Health Prof. 2019 12; 42(4):450472.

Shi D, Song H, Lewis MD. The Impact of Partial Factorial Invariance on CrossGroup Comparisons. Assessment. 2019 10; 26(7):12171233.

Shi D, Song H, Liao X, Terry R, Snyder LA. Bayesian SEM for Specification Search Problems in Testing Factorial Invariance. Multivariate Behav Res. 2017 JulAug; 52(4):430444.

Sadak T, Korpak A, Wright JD, Lee MK, Noel M, Buckwalter K, Borson S. Psychometric Evaluation of Kingston Caregiver Stress Scale. Clin Gerontol. 2017 JulSep; 40(4):268280.