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 Stéphanie Baggio posted on Friday, January 18, 2013 - 6:02 am
Dear Mrs. and Mr. Muthen,

I am performing an exploratory structural equation modeling with categorical variables, but unfortunately, 2 of my loadings are up to 1 or very close to 1.
I suppose I have negative residual variance, but I'm unable to fix the problem.
I know I have to switch to theta parameterization, test if the variance if significant, and fix it to 0 if not, but I don't know how to do.
Can you help me?

My model is:
MODEL:
F1-F3 BY V1-V10 (*1);
[F1@0 F2@0 F3@0];
{V1-V10@1};

Thank you
 Linda K. Muthen posted on Friday, January 18, 2013 - 2:03 pm
Please send the output and your license number to support@statmodel.com.
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