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Table 2 Measurement models for 1999 and 2001 evaluations: goodness of fit

From: Latent variables and structural equation models for longitudinal relationships: an illustration in nutritional epidemiology

  Males Females
  1999 2001 1999 2001
RMSEA* 0.00 [. ; 0.14] 0.05 [. ; 0.17] 0.16 [0.08 ; 0.26] 0.07 [. ; 0.17]
NFI** 0.999 0.997 0.988 0.996
R2*** Percent Body Fat 0.90 0.88 0.95 0.91
R2 Body Mass Index 0.96 0.93 0.96 0.96
R2 Skinfold Thickness 0.65 0.65 0.87 0.88
R2 Waist Circumference 0.83 0.90 0.94 0.94
  1. *RMSEA: Root Mean square Error of Approximation and its 95% confidence interval when available
  2. **NFI: Normed Fit Index
  3. *** R2; coefficient of determination