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Table 3 Fit indices for the analysis of measurement invariance

From: RETRACTED ARTICLE: Psychometric properties of a short version of the Job Anxiety Scale

Model χ2(df) Δχ2 Δdf Δp CFI ΔCFI GH ΔGH
Sex
 Female 156.813 (85)     .978   .978  
 Male 166.236 (85)     .980   .981  
Multigroup analysis
 Configural invariance 301.099 (170)     .965   .966  
 Metric invariance 325.179 (184) 24.081 14 .045 .963 .002 .964 .002
 Scalar invariance 340.284 (193) 15.104 9 .088 .962 .001 .962 .002
 Strict invariance 348.501 (208) 8.218 15 .915 .963 .001 .964 .002
Age, years
  ≤ 40 140.098 (85)     .976   .978  
 41–50 164.961 (85)     .966   .968  
  ≥ 51 131.966 (85)     .984   .982  
Multigroup analysis
 Configural invariance 437.914 (255)     .976   .976  
 Metric invariance 466.423 (283) 28.508 28 .438 .976 .000 .976 .000
 Scalar invariance 493.446 (301) 27.023 18 .079 .975 .001 .975 .001
 Strict invariance 528.328 (331) 34.882 30 .247 .974 .001 .974 .001
  1. χ2 = scaled chi square statistic; CFI = robust comparative fit index; GH = scaled gamma hat. For participant sex, the analysis was only conducted in the confirmatory sample to avoid statistical dependence with the exploratory analysis