```Mplus VERSION 7.4
MUTHEN & MUTHEN
06/22/2016  11:41 AM

INPUT INSTRUCTIONS

title:

data:
file = xmVx4s1n200rep6.dat;

variable:
names = y m x;
usev = y m x mx;

define:
mx = m*x;

analysis:
estimator = ml;
bootstrap = 10000;

model:
y on m (b1)
x (b2)
mx (b3);
m on x (g1);
[m] (g0);

!model indirect: y MOD m mx x(7 5);

model constraint:
loop(x,1,9,.1);
plot(indirect direct);
indirect = (b1+b3*(x+2))*g1*2;
direct = (b2+b3*(g0+g1*x)*2;

output:
sampstat cinterval(bootstrap);

plot:
type = plot3;

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1 ERROR(S) FOUND IN THE INPUT INSTRUCTIONS

SUMMARY OF ANALYSIS

Number of groups                                                 1
Number of observations                                         200

Number of dependent variables                                    2
Number of independent variables                                  2
Number of continuous latent variables                            0

Observed dependent variables

Continuous
Y           M

Observed independent variables
X           MX

Estimator                                                       ML
Information matrix                                        OBSERVED
Maximum number of iterations                                  1000
Convergence criterion                                    0.500D-04
Maximum number of steepest descent iterations                   20
Number of bootstrap draws
Requested                                                10000
Completed                                                10000

Input data file(s)
xmVx4s1n200rep6.dat

Input data format  FREE

SAMPLE STATISTICS

SAMPLE STATISTICS

Means
Y             M             X             MX
________      ________      ________      ________
1         5.409         5.606         5.053        30.423

Covariances
Y             M             X             MX
________      ________      ________      ________
Y             18.879
M              4.162         3.897
X              4.176         2.097         3.820
MX            45.105        30.652        31.787       344.303

Correlations
Y             M             X             MX
________      ________      ________      ________
Y              1.000
M              0.485         1.000
X              0.492         0.544         1.000
MX             0.559         0.837         0.876         1.000

UNIVARIATE SAMPLE STATISTICS

UNIVARIATE HIGHER-ORDER MOMENT DESCRIPTIVE STATISTICS

Variable/         Mean/     Skewness/   Minimum/ % with                Percentiles
Sample Size      Variance    Kurtosis    Maximum  Min/Max      20%/60%    40%/80%    Median

Y                     5.409      -0.190      -6.783    0.50%       1.785      4.658      5.499
200.000      18.879      -0.096      15.070    0.50%       6.500      8.945
M                     5.606       0.071       1.156    0.50%       3.819      5.088      5.537
200.000       3.897      -0.558      10.817    0.50%       6.116      7.387
X                     5.053       0.028       0.509    0.50%       3.436      4.448      5.039
200.000       3.820      -0.300      10.234    0.50%       5.528      6.852
MX                   30.423       0.730       0.889    0.50%      13.517     23.359     27.533
200.000     344.303       0.358      98.308    0.50%      31.666     46.650

THE MODEL ESTIMATION TERMINATED NORMALLY

MODEL FIT INFORMATION

Number of Free Parameters                        8

Loglikelihood

H0 Value                        -924.528
H1 Value                        -765.986

Information Criteria

Akaike (AIC)                    1865.056
Bayesian (BIC)                  1891.442
(n* = (n + 2) / 24)

Chi-Square Test of Model Fit

Value                            317.083
Degrees of Freedom                     1
P-Value                           0.0000

RMSEA (Root Mean Square Error Of Approximation)

Estimate                           1.257
90 Percent C.I.                    1.143  1.375
Probability RMSEA <= .05           0.000

CFI/TLI

CFI                                0.310
TLI                               -2.452

Chi-Square Test of Model Fit for the Baseline Model

Value                            462.853
Degrees of Freedom                     5
P-Value                           0.0000

SRMR (Standardized Root Mean Square Residual)

Value                              0.103

MODEL RESULTS

Two-Tailed
Estimate       S.E.  Est./S.E.    P-Value

Y        ON
M                  0.276      0.348      0.794      0.427
X                  0.242      0.418      0.579      0.563
MX                 0.084      0.070      1.210      0.226

M        ON
X                  0.549      0.052     10.551      0.000

Intercepts
Y                  0.081      1.819      0.044      0.965
M                  2.832      0.297      9.539      0.000

Residual Variances
Y                 12.927      1.310      9.869      0.000
M                  2.746      0.281      9.770      0.000

CONFIDENCE INTERVALS OF MODEL RESULTS

Lower .5%  Lower 2.5%    Lower 5%    Estimate    Upper 5%  Upper 2.5%   Upper .5%

Y        ON
M               -0.600      -0.406      -0.302       0.276       0.844       0.959       1.208
X               -0.787      -0.564      -0.434       0.242       0.940       1.087       1.397
MX              -0.095      -0.052      -0.028       0.084       0.200       0.222       0.264

M        ON
X                0.412       0.444       0.462       0.549       0.633       0.650       0.675

Intercepts
Y               -5.160      -3.764      -3.060       0.081       2.931       3.426       4.468
M                2.108       2.269       2.358       2.832       3.334       3.431       3.621

Residual Variances
Y                9.538      10.209      10.566      12.927      14.904      15.363      16.315
M                2.055       2.198       2.273       2.746       3.198       3.300       3.514

PLOT INFORMATION

The following plots are available:

Histograms (sample values, estimated values, residuals)
Scatterplots (sample values, estimated values, residuals)
Loop plots
Bootstrap distributions

DIAGRAM INFORMATION

Use View Diagram under the Diagram menu in the Mplus Editor to view the diagram.
If running Mplus from the Mplus Diagrammer, the diagram opens automatically.

Diagram output
c:\users\bengt 2013\documents\bengt\mplus runs\a book - topic 1 mplus runs\2016 book runs\chapte

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