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Table 1 Measurement invariance for SWFL model between Chilean and Ecuadorian older adults’ samples

From: Cross-cultural measurement invariance in the satisfaction with food-related life scale in older adults from two developing countries

Model χ2 df D_SB χ2 D_df p_D_SB χ2 RMSEA CFI TLI
Model 0 Configural (without invariance) 35.294 12 - - - 0.050 0.998 0.997
Model 1 Weak (loadings fixed) 43.474 15 4.651 3 0.199 0.049 0.998 0.997
Model 2 Strong (loadings and thresholds fixed) 63.928 33 33.104 18 0.016 0.035 0.998 0.999
Model 3 Strong partially invariance (loadings and thresholds fixed, with thresholds of item 1 freed) 55.560 32 25.880 17 0.077 0.049 0.998 0.999
Model 4 Strict invariance (loadings, thresholds fixed, with thresholds of item 1 freed and residuals fixed) 51.345 37 3.970 5 0.554 0.022 0.999 0.999
  1. χ2 = Chi square
  2. df = Degrees of freedom
  3. SB χ2 = Satorra-Bentler adjustment of Chi-square
  4. D = Delta between a model and previous model
  5. D_SB χ2 = Delta of Satorra-Bentler adjustment of Chi-square
  6. D_df = Delta of degrees of freedom
  7. p_D_SB χ2 = Statistical significance of Delta of Satorra-Bentler adjustment of Chi-square
  8. RMSEA = Root Mean Square Error of Approximations
  9. CFI = Comparative Fit Index
  10. D_CFI = Delta of CFI
  11. TLI = Tuker-Lewis Index