## standard deviation of variable

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juliosolano
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### standard deviation of variable

Sr.

Como puedo encontrar la desviacion stadart de un construto o factor en funcion a sus itemsn in smartPLS ?

Gracias

Julio
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Mr. How can I find the standard deviation of a construct or factor in function to their items in smartPLS ?
Thank you
July

jmbecker
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### Re: standard deviation of variable

In the basic PLS algorithm, constructs are always standardized, which means that they have a variance of 1 and zero mean.
The IPMA provides unstandardized construct scores. You can calculate the standard deviation of those scores, if you like.
Dr. Jan-Michael Becker, University of Cologne, SmartPLS Developer
Researchgate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Jan_Michael_Becker

juliosolano
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### Re: standard deviation of variable

Sr

Muchas gracias por su pronta respuesta. Entonces yo puedo calcular DS y Media como esta en la figura ?

Julio
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Mr

Thank you very much for your prompt response. Then I can calculate DS and Media like this in the figure?

Julio
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jmbecker
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### Re: standard deviation of variable

I don't know how you calculated those values, but as I said, you should use the unstandardized latent variable scores from the IPMA method.
Dr. Jan-Michael Becker, University of Cologne, SmartPLS Developer
Researchgate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Jan_Michael_Becker