Path Analysis: An Introduction and Analysis of a Decade of Research

Frances K. Stage, Hasani C. Carter, Amaury Nora

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The authors review the use and interpretations of path analyses in articles published in The Journal of Educational Research from 1992 to 2002 and discuss related issues. This article provides (a) a brief introduction to path analysis, (b) suggested guidelines and recommendations for reporting results, (c) a sample of a model path analysis, (d) evaluation of the JER path analysis articles, and (e) concluding remarks.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)5-13
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Educational Research
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2004


  • Path analysis
  • Reporting research results
  • Research methods

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education


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