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 A. Vaessen posted on Tuesday, April 02, 2013 - 2:16 pm
Hello,

I am doing a LCA choice analysis and based on the results I have 3 segments. I have a number of covariates but most of them seem to be not significant. Should I then delete them from the model and re-estimate?

Should I look at the Wald or the Z-score to see whether these covariates are significant?

Thank you for your time.
 Linda K. Muthen posted on Tuesday, April 02, 2013 - 3:41 pm
I would not delete covariates that are not significant. I would report this. Using the z-scores given in the results is fine.
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