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Factor Analysis, Statistical MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Factor Analysis, Statistical
Tree Number(s)
E05.318.740.400
N05.715.360.750.350
N06.850.520.830.400
Unique ID
D005163
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005163
Annotation
usually NIM
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.
Entry Version
FACTOR ANAL STATIST
Entry Term(s)
Analysis, Factor
Analysis, Statistical Factor
Factor Analysis
Statistical Factor Analysis
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2008/07/08

No Qualifiers
Factor Analysis, Statistical Preferred
Analysis, Factor Broader
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