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Table 3 Fit values of analysed models representing constructs of health locus of control

From: Multiple dimensions of health locus of control in a representative population sample: ordinal factor analysis and cross-validation of an existing three and a new four factor model

  Model 11 Model 22 Model 33 Model 44
SB-scaled chi-square 5 6,399 3,154 1,595 1,419
p-value < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001
Degrees of freedom 170 169 167 164
Normed chi-square 6 37.64 18.66 9.55 8.65
RMSEA 7 0.136 0.095 0.066 0.062
Confidence interval
(90%)
0.134-0.139 0.092-0.098 0.063-0.069 0.059-0.065
p-value
(RMSEA < 0.05)
< 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001 < 0.001
CFI 8 0.701 0.857 0.931 0.940
SRMR 9 0.137 0.096 0.075 0.071
  1. 1 Model with one general latent variable;
  2. 2 Model with latent variables Internality and Externality;
  3. 3 Model with latent variables Internality, Externality powerful Others and Chance;
  4. 4 Model with latent variables Internality, Formal Help, Informal Help and Chance;
  5. 5 Satorra Bentler scaled chi-square developed by Satorra and Bentler (1994) [56];
  6. 6 Ratio of SB-scaled chi-square and degrees of freedom proposed by Jöreskog (1969) [57];
  7. 7 Root mean square error of approximation developed by Steiger (1990) [60];
  8. 8 Comparative fit index developed by Bentler (1990) [62];
  9. 9 Standardised root mean residual developed by Bentler (1995) [61].