factor analyze

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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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A total of nineteen items were factor analyzed: eight items factor analyzed from Pascarella and Terenzini's original factor analysis, the six items from Pascarella and Terenzini that they did not factor analyze, one item on extracurricular activities recommended by Pascarella and Terenzini but not included in their original questionnaire, and four career decidedness items added by the authors (see Table 2).
We did factor analyze the data and the assumption of unidimensionality could not be fulfilled for these chemistry tests.
Our next step was to factor analyze the experiential variables (Table 2, panel A) to obtain a composite experiential score.