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Psychometrika

, Volume 32, Issue 4, pp 435–441 | Cite as

A correction for replicated error in correlation coefficients

  • W. L. Bashaw
  • Harry E. AndersonJr.
Article

Abstract

A solution is presented to the problem of determining a proper correction for spuriousness in correlation coefficients. The general case developed is the estimate of correlation betweenu andv, both being linear functions of the same set of variables. Special formulae relate to overlapping scales correlations, part-whole correlations, and item-total test correlations.

Keywords

Linear Function Public Policy Statistical Theory Test Correlation Special Formula 
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© Psychometric Society 1967

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. L. Bashaw
    • 1
  • Harry E. AndersonJr.
    • 1
  1. 1.University of GeorgiaUSA

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