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 gibbon lab posted on Thursday, July 11, 2013 - 1:35 pm
Dear Professor,

I am revising a paper to a journal. The editor asks for 95% CIs for the factor loadings of the latent variables in the SEM. But from the output of Mplus, I can only have the estimates of the factor loadings from the column called "StdYX". Do you know where I can find their standard errors to calculate 95% CIs or any command to ask Mplus to generate 95% CIs for factor loadings? Thanks a lot.
 Bengt O. Muthen posted on Thursday, July 11, 2013 - 1:38 pm
If you don't get SEs for standardized loadings you are probably using an older Mplus version. If not, send relevant outputs to support.
 gibbon lab posted on Thursday, July 11, 2013 - 1:44 pm
Dear Professor Muthen,

Thanks for the prompt response. I am using version 6.11. Is that too old? By the way, the estimator I am using is WLSMV. Is that also related to the issue?
 Linda K. Muthen posted on Thursday, July 11, 2013 - 4:34 pm
The current version is 7.11. With WLSMV, we do not give standard errors of the parameter estimates when the model includes covariates.
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