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Table 2 Measurement invariance of the 10-item IEM unifactorial model across 2014/2015 and 2015/2016 samples

From: Gender, planning, and academic expectations in first-year higher education students: testing two alternative mediation models

ModelForm invarianceWeak invarianceStrong invarianceStrong invarianceaStrict invariancea
df7079898797
SBχ2105.92120.36396.81134.37160.01
RMSEA [90% CI].039 [.023; .054].040 [.025; .054].103 [.092; .113].041 [.026; .054].044 [.032; .056]
SRMR (2014/15).040.049.051.048.059
SRMR (2015/16).055.069.072.068.080
CFI.990.989.917.987.983
ΔCFI.001.072.002.004
  1. Results in bold indicate between-samples equivalence
  2. SB Satorra-Bentler, RMSEA root mean square error of approximation, SRMR standardized root mean square residual, CFI comparative fit index, Δ difference between baseline (smaller df) and restricted models (larger df)
  3. aPartial: items 2 and 12 with intercepts freely estimated across samples