Week 6.1 - Indexes, Scales & Typologies

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Unformatted text preview: item included make an independent contribution or does it merely duplicate the contribution of other items in the measure? External Validation: examine the relationship between your index and other presumed indicators of the same variable. If your index measures the variable you claim scores on your index should correlate with other measures of that variable. Scales Scales offer more assurance of ordinality by tapping the intensity...
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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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