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Table 6 Independent and multi-group CFAs for parent feeding in food secure and insecure households

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 feeding questionnaire
 Perceived parent weight
  Food Secure 36.347(2), p < .01 .724 .322 (.235 - .417)
  Food Insecure 2.912(2), p = .23 .973 .080 (.000 - .263)
 Concern child weight
  Food Secure 0.000(0) 1.000 .000
  Food Insecure 0.000(0) 1.000 .000
  Configural Invariance 0.000(0) 1.000 .000 36.000
  Loading Invariance 3.195(2), p = .20 .996 .050 (.000 - .148) 35.195
  Intercept Invariance 6.362(5), p = .27 .996 .034 (.000 - .101) 32.362
 Parental responsibility
  Food Secure 0.000(0) 1.000 .000
  Food Insecure 0.000(0) 1.000 .000
  Configural Invariance 0.000)0) 1.000 .000 36.000
  Loading Invariance 8.605(2), p = .01 .986 .118 (.046 - .204) 40.605
 Restriction
  Food Secure 207.007 (20), p < .01 .651 .237 (.209 - .267)
  Food Insecure 92.144 (20), p < .01 .706 .225 (.180 - .273)
 Pressure to eat
  Food Secure 1.848(2), p = .40 1.000 .000 (.000 - .150)
  Food Insecure 9.570(2), p < .01 .911 .231 (.099 - .386)
  1. Note. Italicized analyses represent independent CFAs examining each subscale as a single factor. Perceived Parent Weight has 4 indicators, Concern about Child Weight has 3 indicators, Parental Responsibility has 3 indicators, Restriction has 8 indicators and Pressure to Eat has 4 indicators. AIC is a comparative fit index for two or more groups