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Table 5 Goodness-of-fit for the EAT-19 5-factor CFI models for entire sample and across different groups of language and BMI categories in Sample 2

From: Assessing the factor structure and measurement invariance of the eating attitude test (EAT-26) across language and BMI in young Arab women

  Descriptions χ2 (df) CFI TLI RMSEA SRMR CDC
CFA in Sample 2
 (N = 1112) 19 items, 5-factor solutiona 854.624 (142) 0.913 0.895 0.067 0.060 0.999
CFA by Language
 Arabic (n = 867) 19 items, 5-factor solutiona 742.618 (141) 0.907 0.887 0.070 0.063 0.999
 English (n = 245) 19 items, 5-factor solutiona 334.104 (142) 0.900 0.879 0.074 0.066 0.999
CFA by BMI
 Underweight (n = 122) 19 items, 5-factor solutiona 238.954 (142) 0.851 0.821 0.075 0.076 0.998
 Normal (n = 517) 19 items, 5-factor solutiona 375.021 (142) 0.928 0.913 0.056 0.050 0.999
 Overweight or Obese (n = 346) 19 items, 5-factor solutionb 447.522(142) 0.858 0.829 0.079 0.075 1.000
  1. Note. CFA confirmatory factor analysis, CFI comparative fit index, TLI Tucker-Lewis index, CI confidence interval, RMSEA Root Mean Square Error of Approximation; Ref model is the reference model for the measurement invariance comparison; χ2 = Chi-squared Statistic, df = degrees of freedom
  2. aAll items had loadings ≥0.40
  3. bAll items had loadings ≥0.40 except item “Other people think I am too thin”