Combine the variable

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limzhicheng5
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Combine the variable

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Hi, i have one major variable which consists 4 sub variable, i dont know how to combine this 4 sub variable into one major variable. For example, consumption value contains functional value,emotional value, social value and epistemic value, i wan combine these variable into consumption value in smartpls. can someone help me to fix this problem? Thanks in advance.
jmbecker
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Re: Combine the variable

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Are your sub variables latent as well? Like in a higher-order construct?
Or are your sub variables observed? Then just combine them on one latent variable.
Dr. Jan-Michael Becker, University of Cologne, SmartPLS Developer
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