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Table 4 Tests of measurement equivalence for the SF-36

From: Measurement equivalence of the SF-36 in the canadian multicentre osteoporosis study

Equivalence Hypothesis SB χ2 df Δ SB χ2 Δdf CFI ΔCFI
  Caucasian and non-Caucasian females
Configural 1067.88 32 - - 0.97 -
Weak 1077.48 38 22.58* 6 0.97 0.00
Strong 1212.23 46 82.05* 8 0.97 0.00
Complete 1174.84 60 21.67 14 0.97 0.00
  Caucasian and non-Caucasian males
Configural 486.87 32 - - 0.97 -
Weak 500.21 38 10.80 6 0.97 0.00
Strong 561.17 46 41.58* 8 0.96 0.01
Complete 501.75 66 28.40* 14 0.97 0.01
  Caucasian females and males
Configural 1356.11 32 - - 0.97 -
Weak 1355.13 38 6.74 6 0.97 0.00
Strong 1693.35 46 364.97* 8 0.97 0.00
Complete 1966.86 60 242.87* 14 0.96 0.01
  non-Caucasian females and males
Configural 79.49 32 - - 0.98 -
Weak 83.33 38 4.69 6 0.98 0.00
Strong 99.81 46 16.23* 8 0.98 0.00
Complete 106.53 60 10.84 14 0.98 0.00
  1. SB = Satorra-Bentler; * denotes a SB χ2 statistic that is statistically significant at α = .05