From: The relationships between depression and other outcomes of chronic illness caregiving
Comparison to previous model | ||||||
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Steps and Purpose | χ^{2} | df | p | χ^{2} _{diff} | df_{diff} | p |
Step 0 Factor loadings, path coefficients, factor variance, and covariance were all set to be inequality across group | 369.14 | 148 | .00 | |||
Step 1 Constrain factor loadings | 376.21 | 152 | .00 | 7.07 | 4 | n.s. |
Step 2 Constrain factor loadings, and the paths between endogenous variables (beta linkages) | 390.92 | 159 | .00 | 14.71 | 7 | <.01 |
Step 3 Constrain factor loadings, the paths between endogenous variables (beta linkages), and the paths between exogenous variables and endogenous variables (gamma linkages) | 396.04 | 163 | .00 | 5.12 | 4 | n.s. |
Step 4 Constrain factor loadings, path coefficients, and error variance | 401.39 | 169 | .00 | 5.35 | 6 | n.s. |
Step 5 Constrain factor loadings, path coefficients, error variance, and factor variance | 413.63 | 179 | .00 | 12.24 | 10 | n.s. |