On April 29th, Katie gave a presentation through the Clinical Research Unit at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute on factor analysis. The title of her talk was “An introduction to factor analysis: Advantages of the technique and when and how to apply it” and the objectives of the talk were:
- Understand and differentiate Exploratory Factor Analysis (EFA) and Confirmatory Factor Analysis (CFA).
- Learn how to run an EFA and CFA with an applied example.
- Learn how to interpret the output from EFA and CFA.
- Learn how to extend it to structural equation modeling.