 Concept UI
 M0008139
 Scope Note
 A set of statistical methods for analyzing the correlations among several variables in order to estimate the number of fundamental dimensions that underlie the observed data and to describe and measure those dimensions. It is used frequently in the development of scoring systems for rating scales and questionnaires.
 Terms

Factor Analysis, Statistical
Preferred Term
Term UI
T015770
Date01/01/1999
LexicalTag
NON
ThesaurusID
NLM (1966)

Analysis, Statistical Factor
Term UI
T015768
Date01/01/1986
LexicalTag
NON
ThesaurusID
UNK (19XX)

Statistical Factor Analysis
Term UI
T015769
Date01/01/1986
LexicalTag
NON
ThesaurusID
UNK (19XX)