Factor Analysis resources
Factor Analysis (Worksheet)
Factor Analysis is a multivariate technique aimed at reducing a set of variables to a number of factors or constructs. This teach yourself worksheet gives a very brief introduction to Factor Analysis and how to perform this using SPSS. This includes some useful references at the end. Note: The "Analyze" --> "Data Reduction" step in SPSS (see page 3) in SPSS has now been changed to "Analyze" --> "Dimension Reduction"