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 Abby Gray posted on Friday, January 24, 2014 - 10:28 am
Hello. Could someone please explain to me in plain English what a factor score in MPlus actually represents? I understand how to produce them, and a bit about how MPlus computes them, but I am struggling with the language for their interpretation.
Thanks very much.
 Linda K. Muthen posted on Friday, January 24, 2014 - 10:40 am
It is the most likely value of a factor for a person given the person's observed values on the factor indicators and the estimated model.
 Abby Gray posted on Friday, January 24, 2014 - 10:45 am
Thank you. That's very clear.
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