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Table 3 Comparison of specific estimates for different response patterns across subscales

From: Measurement and control of bias in patient reported outcomes using multidimensional item response theory

  Response vector 3-Dimensional model 4-Dimensional model
Case# N A C $\hat {\theta }_{N}$ $\hat {\theta }_{A}$ $\hat {\theta }_{C}$ $\hat {\theta }_{N}$ $\hat {\theta }_{A}$ $\hat {\theta }_{C}$ $\hat {\theta }_{ERS}$
885 111111111111 555555555555 555553553555 –7.10 5.26 5.82 –2.23 1.47 0.30 3.71
151 111111111111 544555555555 442443452444 –6.17 3.81 -0.03 –3.59 1.80 –0.98 2.15
154 222222222222 444444444444 444444444444 –1.09 0.41 0.59 –1.93 0.92 1.65 –1.13
202 222222222222 444445445454 345443254332 –1.06 0.85 –1.38 –0.99 0.65 –1.14 0.88
  1. Note: N = Neuroticism; A = Agreeableness; C = Conscientiousness; ERS = Extreme response style. Estimates for Neuroticism are indicated in boldface type