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 Dipali Rinker posted on Monday, March 31, 2014 - 2:49 pm
Hello, I am running an LCA of alcohol use disorder criteria with an N of 624. I am fitting 3-5 classes. When reviewing the AIC and adjusted-BIC, the AIC decreases while the adjusted-BIC increases. Is this possible and what do I make of this?
Thank you.
 Bengt O. Muthen posted on Tuesday, April 01, 2014 - 12:35 am
I would go with the regular BIC.
 Dipali Rinker posted on Saturday, April 05, 2014 - 9:55 pm
Thank you very much.

Also, I am using the 3-step method to include covariates in the model. Out of curiosity, what kind of regression coefficient does Mplus produce? Is it a probit regression coefficient?
 Linda K. Muthen posted on Sunday, April 06, 2014 - 11:52 pm
Multinomial logistic regression coefficients.
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