Week 6.1 - Indexes, Scales & Typologies

Does each item included make an independent

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Unformatted text preview: re than two variables Index Scoring First you must decide the desirable range of index scores Next, you will have to decided how you will weight your items: Giving each item an equal weight is the default, items are typically only weighted unevenly if there are very compelling reasons to do this… Then you will score your items: Example: 0 = never, 1= rarely, 2= sometimes, 3= often, 4= always Index Validation Item analysis: internal validation where you examine the extent to which the index is related to the individual items it comprises. Does each...
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This note was uploaded on 02/03/2014 for the course SOC 293 taught by Professor N/a during the Spring '10 term at SUNY Buffalo.

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