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:: Volume 3, Issue 2 (9-2014) ::
مدیریت پرستاری 2014, 3(2): 8-19 Back to browse issues page
Reporting the results of structural equation modeling (SEM) writing
Mousa Alavi *
Isfahan university of Medical Sciences, Nursing & Midwifery Care Research Center, School of Nursing & Midwifery, Isfahan university of Medical Sciences , mousa_alavi@yahoo.com
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Structural equation modeling (SEM) and related techniques such as confirmatory factor analysis (CFA) and path analysis are
referred to a family of powerful statistical processes that are used to test of the complex relationships among human related variables. This set if techniques are used to test the hypothesized relationships among variables through empirical models and to construction and
psychometric evaluation of the measurement instruments. The
researchers follow variety of steps to conduct these types of the
studies. Therefore it is important for researchers to concisely
report their own study as a scientific paper. The report is supposed to encompasses all important information so that the study could be evaluated and replicated as well. Therefore variety of guidelines has already designed to guide reporting the various parts of this kind of studies. Nevertheless there is no single agreed guideline yet so various journals and people may follow different structures that may lead the readers to be confused. Therefore the present paper aimed to briefly introduce some critical notes about the report of the results of SEM and related studies compatible with common scientific writing structures consisted of background and objectives, methods, results and discussion.


Keywords: structural equation modeling (SEM), human sciences, scientific report
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Type of Study: Applicable | Subject: Special
Received: 2014/01/13 | Accepted: 2014/03/3 | Published: 2014/10/30
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Alavi M. Reporting the results of structural equation modeling (SEM) writing. مدیریت پرستاری 2014; 3 (2) :8-19
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Volume 3, Issue 2 (9-2014) Back to browse issues page
فصلنامه مدیریت پرستاری Quarterly Journal of Nursing Management
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