Variable-oriented and person-oriented perspectives of analysis : The example of alcohol consumption in adolescence

@inproceedings{Eyea2006VariableorientedAP,
  title={Variable-oriented and person-oriented perspectives of analysis : The example of alcohol consumption in adolescence},
  author={Alexander von Eyea and G. Anne Bogata and Jean E. Rhodesb},
  year={2006}
}
  • Alexander von Eyea, G. Anne Bogata, Jean E. Rhodesb
  • Published 2006
This article presents person-oriented and variable-oriented approaches to data analysis. To illustrate these two approaches and the types of information they provide the researcher, data from 3558 control group youth from the National Cross-Site Evaluation of High Risk Youth Programs were analysed. The relationship, over time, between parent attitudes and gender as it relates to youth alcohol consumption were examined. Data were analysed and compared using a variable-oriented approach (repeated… CONTINUE READING