A Comparison of Three Polytomous DIF Detection Methods

dc.contributor 蔡容青 zh_TW
dc.contributor Rung-Chin Tsai en_US
dc.contributor.author 吳冠瑩 zh_TW
dc.date.accessioned 2019-09-05T01:22:25Z
dc.date.available 2004-6-30
dc.date.available 2019-09-05T01:22:25Z
dc.date.issued 2004
dc.description.abstract The performance of the three procedures -- the Logistic Regression procedure (Logi; French& Miller, 1996), the Likelihood Ratio test (LR; Thissen, Steinberg, & Gerard, 1986), and the Differential Functioning of Items and Tests procedure (DFIT; Flowers, Oshima, & Raju, 1999) in detecting differential item functioning (DIF) under the graded response model (GRM) were compared in a simulation study. Factors manipulated included sample size, differences in the ability distributions between the focal and the reference groups, and four different percentages of DIF items contained in a test.For each of the sixteen combinations, 100 replications of DIF detection were simulated. All three DIF procedures adhered to nominal Type I error rates under most conditions. LR was the most powerful among the three under all situations. DFIT was less powerful than LR, but also useful for DIF detection especially with groups of different ability distributions and relatively large percentage of DIF items. Logi, with mean Powers lower than 0.4 in all conditions, appeared to be sensitive only to items with large DIF size. In addition, the three procedures were used to assess DIF of the Cognitive Ability Screening Instrument (CASI) and the results of the DIF analysis were compared to previous studies. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship 數學系 zh_TW
dc.identifier N2004000111
dc.identifier.uri http://etds.lib.ntnu.edu.tw/cgi-bin/gs32/gsweb.cgi?o=dstdcdr&s=id=%22N2004000111%22.&%22.id.&
dc.identifier.uri http://rportal.lib.ntnu.edu.tw:80/handle/20.500.12235/101878
dc.language 中文
dc.subject Cognitive Abilities Screening Instrument (CASI) en_US
dc.subject Dementia en_US
dc.subject DFIT en_US
dc.subject Differential Item Functioning en_US
dc.subject Graded Response Model en_US
dc.subject Likelihood Ratio Test en_US
dc.subject Logistic Regression Procedure en_US
dc.title A Comparison of Three Polytomous DIF Detection Methods en_US
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