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Verb1.factor analyze - to perform a factor analysis of correlational data
analyse, analyze - break down into components or essential features; "analyze today's financial market"
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It's also best practice to do 500 or 1,000 surveys, as another type of pre-test, and factor analyze the answers.
For research question 1, the authors describe the method used to factor analyze the CBI scales scores to ascertain the dimensions of inner-city adolescents' career beliefs, then describe the six factors that represent these beliefs.
The first step in the analysis was to factor analyze the survey variables that formed the eight quality elements in an effort to identify underlying quality management constructs.