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 Aleksandra Holod posted on Wednesday, June 15, 2011 - 7:10 pm
My understanding is that the "factor structure" portion of the EFA output shows the correlations between the indicators and the factors. I have numerous indicators correlating negatively with one of my factors. How is this possible?

Please note that I am using quartimin rotation, a survey weight, clustering on a level-2 ID variable, Estimator=WLSMV because I have some indicator variables, and I have specified that those indicator variables are categorical.
 Aleksandra Holod posted on Wednesday, June 15, 2011 - 7:48 pm
One other question related to my analysis: is it possible to generate standardized factor loadings? If so, how?
 Linda K. Muthen posted on Thursday, June 16, 2011 - 10:54 am
Negative values in the factor structure points to negative factor loadings.

EFA is standardized.
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