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Table 2 Results of fit indices of confirmatory factor analysis of the different MLHFQ structures (N = 2565)

From: The Minnesota living with heart failure questionnaire: comparison of different factor structures

Models (first author) No. of factors χ2 (df) RMSEA (90 % CI) CFI TLI Factor loading (Range) AIC
2-factor models        
 Rector 2 1002.34 (60) 0.083 (0.079 − 0.088) 0.970 0.961 0.61 − 0.88 1064.34
 Heo 2 1100.03 (85) 0.080 (0.076 – 0.084) 0.966 0.958 0.50 – 0.87 1170.03
3-factor models        
 Ho 3 3011.42 (145) 0.103 (0.100 − 0.106) 0.909 0.892 0.35 − 0.86 3101.42
 Moon 3 3711.48 (182) 0.102 (0.099 − 0.105) 0.903 0.888 0.34 − 0.86 3809.48
 Lambrinou 3 2351.97 (144) 0.091 (0.087 − 0.094) 0.929 0.916 0.32 − 0.89 2483.97
 Garin 3 1414.26 (112) 0.079 (0.075 − 0.083) 0.952 0.942 0.43 − 0.89 1496.26
 Munyombwe 3 2687.35 (163) 0.091 (0.088 − 0.094) 0.927 0.914 0.35 − 0.87 2781.35
  1. χ 2 Chi-square, df degrees of freedom, RMSEA root mean square error of approximation, CI Confidence interval, CFI comparative fit index, TLI Tucker-Lewis fit index, AIC Akaike information criterion