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Table 5 Independent and multi-group CFAs for child eating in Non-Latino and Latinos

From: Measurement equivalence of child feeding and eating measures across gender, ethnicity, and household food security

  Overall fit indices Comparative fit
Subscale χ2 (df) CFI RMSEA (90% CI) AIC
Child eating behaviour questionnaire
 Food responsiveness
  Non-Latino 6.408(5), p = .27 .992 .042 (.000 - .124)
  Latino 4.478(5), p = .48 1.000 .000 (.000 - .147)
  Configural Invariance 10.892(10), p = .37 .998 .019 (.000 - .074) 70.892
  Loading Invariance 12.700(14), p = .55 1.000 .000 (.000 - .057) 64.700
  Intercept Invariance 28.388(19), p = .08 .974 .045 (.000 - .078) 70.388
 Emotional overeating
  Non-Latino 2.467(2), p = .29 .999 .038 (.000 -.167)
  Latino 0.339(2), p = .84 1.000 .000 (.000 -.124)
  Configural Invariance 2.803(4), p = .59 1.000 .000 (.000 -.083) 50.803
  Loading Invariance 12.486(7), p = .09 .990 .057 (.000 - .108) 54.486
  Intercept Invariance 22.522(11), p = .02 .980 .066 (.025 - .105) 56.522
 Enjoyment of food
  Non-Latino 1.600(2), p = .45 1.000 .000 (.000 - .147)
  Latino 0.539(2), p = .76 1.000 .000 (.000 - .149)
  Configural Invariance 2.139(4), p = .71 1.000 .000 (.000 -.072) 50.139
  Loading Invariance 4.800(7), p = .68 1.000 .000 (.000 - .062) 46.800
  Intercept Invariance 9.141(11), p = .61 1.000 .000 (.000 - .059) 43.141
 Desire to drink
  Non-Latino 0.000(0) 1.000 .000
  Latino 0.000(0) 1.000 .000
  Configural Invariance 0.000(0) 1.000 .000 36.000
  Loading Invariance 0.344(2), p = .84 1.000 .000 (.000 - .072) 32.344
  Intercept Invariance 3.740(5), p = .59 1.000 .000 (.000 - .077) 29.740
 Satiety responsiveness
  Non-Latino 1.689(5), p = .89 1.000 .000 (.000 - .050)
  Latino 4.471(5), p = .45 1.000 .000 (.000 - .151)
  Configural Invariance 6.420(10), p = .78 1.000 .000 (.000 - .048) 66.420
  Loading Invariance 13.890(14), p = 46 1.000 .000 (.000 - .062) 65.890
  Intercept Invariance 22.116(19), p = .28 .988 .026 (.000 - .065) 64.116
 Slowness in eating
  Non-Latino 21.501(2), p < .01 .861 .248 (.160 - .347)
  Latino 3.795(2), p = .15 .980 .106 (.000 -.268)
 Emotional undereating
  Non-Latino 11.464(2), p < .01 .951 .173 (.085 - .275)
  Latino 2.221(2), p = .33 .995 .037 (.000 - .228)
 Food fussiness
  Non-Latino 57.979(9), p < .01 .916 .185 (.141 - .232)
  Latino 22.373(9), p < .01 .928 .136 (.066 - .208)
  1. Note. Italicized analyses represent independent CFAs examining each subscale as a single latent factor. Food Responsiveness has 5 indicators, Emotional Overeating has 4 indicators, Enjoyment of Food has 4 indicators, Desire to Drink has 3 indicators, Satiety Responsiveness has 5 indicators, Slowness in Eating has 4 indicators, Emotional Undereating has 4 indicators, and Food Fussiness has 6 indicators. AIC is a comparative fit index for two or more groups