path coefficient

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path coefficient

[′path ‚kō·i‚fish·ənt]
(communications)
The ratio of the power transmitted over some designated path to that transmitted over the most direct path.
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We examined whether path coefficients differ between individuals with cognitive disabilities and those with non-cognitive disabilities through multiple group analyses.
Final model with significant path coefficients is given in Fig.
MacKinnon, Lockwood, Hoffman, West, and Sheets (2002) compared the various ways to test the statistical significance of the mediating effect in a Monte Carlo study, and recommended testing the joint significance of the two path coefficients comprising the mediating effect.
PC) are equal to the path coefficients that can explain the change of standard deviation in a dependent variable occurred by the change of standard deviation in an independent variable, when all other fitted independent variables were held constant.
The value of path coefficients are found out for the conceptual model developed and tested empirically for each company understudy.
The numbers above the arrows, in Figure 1, are referred to as standardized path coefficients and are analogous to regression coefficients or standardized beta weights in multiple regression (Keith, 2006).
Generally, the hypotheses proposed in the research model are supported by the data with path coefficients at highly significant levels and in the predicted directions.
All ofthe path coefficients in the free and constrained models were highly significant (p < 0.
05 level of significance on the appropriate path coefficients.
In their findings, significant path coefficients existed between service quality and customer satisfaction, and between customer satisfaction and purchase intention.