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Qi posted on Thursday, October 02, 2008  7:48 pm



is the "ChiSquare Test of Model Fit for the Baseline Model" in Mplus comparable to the "ChiSquare for Independence Model" in LISREL 8.53? I want to make sure in both software I am running the same model by comparing the baseline model's df and Chisquare value, but it seems that I heard that the baseline model in Mplus is a little different (so it can result in different CFI fit stat value). How different is it? Thanks for your advice! 


Where y represents dependent variables and x represents independent variables, the Mplus baseline model is: y with y is zero y with x is zero x with x is not zero The LISREL baseline model is: y with y is zero y with x is zero x with x is zero Because the LISREL baseline model fits very poorly, model fit is exaggerated. 

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