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Table 5 Measurement Invariance across Gender and Grades (Model 3)

From: Evaluating the psychometric properties of the mental health continuum-short form (MHC-SF) in Dutch adolescents

Model SB χ2 df RMSEA ∆RMSEA CFI ∆CFI SRMR ∆SRMR
Gender invariance
 1. Configural 735.84 148 .083 .919 .053
 2. Metric 750.37 159 .080 .003 .919 .000 .055 .002
 3. Scalar 806.59 170 .080 .000 .913 .006 .059 .004
 4. Strict 845.14 184 .079 .001 .909 .004 .060 .001
Grade invariance
 1. Configural 806.67 222 .083 .921 .055
 2. Metric 826.44 244 .079 .004 .921 .000 .059 .004
 3. Scalar 872.13 266 .077 .002 .918 .003 .061 .002
 4. Strict 956.77 294 .076 .001 .910 .008 .064 .003
  1. Notes. SB χ2 Santorra-Bentler Chi Squared test, df degrees of freedom, CI confidence interval, RMSEA root mean square error of approximation, CFI comparative fit index, SRMR standardised root mean square residual. Criteria for interpreting model fit are: RSMEA < .08, CFI > .90, and SRMR ≤ .08