Jan Ivanouw posted on Thursday, March 01, 2012 - 12:55 am
I hope you can help me with the following problem:
I have a simple model with 4 factors, each measured by 8 categorical items (each with 5 categories). In a second model I add two 2nd factors, each from two of the 1st order factors.
My problem is that the factor scores for the four 1st order factors are not the same in these two models.
1. Why is that? 2. Can the 1st order factor scores in the second model be understood as simple transformations of the factor scores from the first model (e.g. with some adjustment for the 2nd order factor scores)?