MGA for groups within a group

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MGA for groups within a group

Post by bsmithx » Tue Apr 23, 2019 12:55 pm

Does SmartPLS allow one to run MGA for two groups (e.g. HighX, LowX) within a shared group (e.g., Country A)? If possible, how should boxes be selected in the interface? Thank you in advance.

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Re: MGA for groups within a group

Post by jmbecker » Mon Apr 29, 2019 8:29 am

1) You may define any type of groups in the create Add Data Group dialog. You can for example specify that a variable needs to be above a certain value AND another variable needs to be equal to your country variable number.

2) PLS-MGA does not account for nested group structures. It assumes that groups are from independent samples.
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