Using confirmatory factor analysis to manage discriminant validity issues in social pharmacy research

@article{Carter2016UsingCF,
  title={Using confirmatory factor analysis to manage discriminant validity issues in social pharmacy research},
  author={Stephen R. Carter},
  journal={International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy},
  year={2016},
  volume={38},
  pages={731-737}
}
Background Confirmatory factory analysis (CFA) and structural equation modelling (SEM) are increasingly used in social pharmacy research. One of the key benefits of CFA is that it allows researchers to provide evidence for the validity of internal factor structure of measurement scales. In particular, CFA can be used to provide evidence for the validity of the assertion that a hypothesized multi-dimensional scale discriminates between sub-scales. Aim This manuscript aims to provide guidance for… CONTINUE READING

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