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V.2 N.K. Bowen, 2014. GROUP 1 CONFIGURAL INVARIANCE AS TESTED WITH MPLUS INVARIANCE SHORTCUT (WLSMV) Loadings (except first) and thresholds free  = factor.

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2 GROUP 1 CONFIGURAL INVARIANCE AS TESTED WITH MPLUS INVARIANCE SHORTCUT (WLSMV) Loadings (except first) and thresholds free  = factor loading;  threshold; Black lines indicate FIXED paths and variances Blue lines indicated paths and variances CONSTRAINED to be equal across groups Red lines indicated FREELY estimated paths or variances. Variance s of x and y variables are not estimated. Scale factors (if Delta) or Residual variances (if Theta) Scale factors (if Delta) or Residual variances (if Theta) factor mean=0 1 GROUP 2 (and subsequent groups) factor mean= N.K.Bowen, 2014

3 GROUP GROUP 2 (and subsequent groups) METRIC INVARIANCE AS TESTED WITH MPLUS INVARIANCE SHORTCUT (WLSMV) Loadings (except first) constrained; thresholds free except those constrained for identification  = factor loading;  threshold; Black lines indicate FIXED paths and variances Blue lines indicated paths and variances CONSTRAINED to be equal across groups Red lines indicated FREELY estimated paths or variances. Variance s of x and y variables are not estimated. Scale factors (if Delta) or Residual variances (if Theta) Scale factors (if Delta) or Residual variances (if Theta) factor mean=0 factor mean free N.K.Bowen, 2014

4 GROUP 1 Scale factors (if Delta) or Residual variances (if Theta) Scale factors (if Delta) or Residual variances (if Theta) factor mean=0 1 GROUP 2 (and subsequent groups) factor mean free SCALAR INVARIANCE AS TESTED WITH MPLUS INVARIANCE SHORTCUT (WLSMV) Loadings (except first) and thresholds constrained across groups  = factor loading;  threshold; Black lines indicate FIXED paths and variances Blue lines indicated paths and variances CONSTRAINED to be equal across groups Red lines indicated FREELY estimated paths or variances. Variance s of x and y variables are not estimated. N.K.Bowen, 2014


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