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A Step-by-Step Approach to Using SAS® for Univariate & Multivariate Statistics, Second Edition by Edward J. Stepanksi Ph.d., Larry Hatcher, Norm O'Rourke

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An Example with Three Retained Components

The Questionnaire

The next example involves fictitious research that examines the investment model (Rusbult, 1980). As stated in earlier chapters, this model identifies variables believed to affect a person’s commitment to a romantic relationship. In this context, commitment refers to a person’s intention to maintain the relationship and stay with his/her current romantic partner.

One version of the investment model predicts that commitment is affected by three antecedent variables: satisfaction; investment size; and alternative value. Satisfaction refers to a participant’s affective response to the relationship. Among other things, participants report high levels of satisfaction when their current ...

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