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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
RMSEA [90% CI].039 [.023; .054].040 [.025; .054].103 [.092; .113].041 [.026; .054].044 [.032; .056]
SRMR (2014/15).
SRMR (2015/16).
  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