Confirmatory Factor Analysis of the Sense of Community Index and Development of a Brief Sci

@inproceedings{Long2003ConfirmatoryFA,
  title={Confirmatory Factor Analysis of the Sense of Community Index and Development of a Brief Sci},
  author={David A Long and Douglas D. Perkins},
  year={2003}
}
The Sense of Community Index (SCI) is the most widely used measure of the construct, despite the lack of confirmation of its intended dimensions or subscales. Yet psychometric appraisals of the SCI have never used the proper tool for evaluating an established dimensional construct: confirmatory factor analysis (CFA). The Block Booster Project data set (of residents of 47 street blocks in Brooklyn and Queens, New York) used in developing the original SCI in 1985 was used here in its reassessment… CONTINUE READING
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