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 leah lipsky posted on Monday, March 15, 2010 - 5:03 pm
I'm not sure I understand correctly how to interpret standardized results from a path analysis with categorical variables. The estimator is WLSMV (the program said I could only use ML for a monte carlo sim).
Is the interpretation of the STDYX estimates still related to a 1 s.d. increase in the x variable vs. a 1 s.d. increase in the y variable?
 Linda K. Muthen posted on Monday, March 15, 2010 - 5:44 pm
I think you misunderstood the message. I think it said you need INTEGRATION=MONTECARLO; for your analysis. It sounds like you have missing data on your mediator.

For WLSMV, StdYX is the change in u* in standard deviation units for a one standard deviation unit of x.
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