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Validity and Objectivity in Health-Related Scales: Analysis by Graphical Loglinear Rasch Models

  • Svend Kreiner
  • Karl Bang Christensen
Chapter
Part of the Statistics for Social and Behavioral Sciences book series (SSBS)

Abstract

The total score of items fitting a Rasch model (RM) satisfies assumptions relating to validity and a number of technical requirements. For this reason, the RM is often used as a “gold standard” expressing ideal measurement requirements.

Keywords

Exogenous Variable Conditional Independence Item Parameter Moral Graph Composite Item 
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© Springer Science + Business Media, LLC 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  • Svend Kreiner
    • 1
  • Karl Bang Christensen
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of BiostatisticsUniversity of CopenhagenCopenhagenDenmark
  2. 2.Institute of Occupational HealthCopenhagenDenmark

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