```Mplus VERSION 3.0
MUTHEN & MUTHEN
03/29/2004  11:17 PM

INPUT INSTRUCTIONS

title: Study C
catstudyc.inp
montecarlo:
file is mcgrowth.dat;
names are y1-y4;
ngroups = 1;
nobs = 100;
nreps = 500;
seed = 598587;
categorical = y1-y4;
generate = y1-y4(1);
cutpoints = y1-y4(0);

analysis:
type = meanstructure;
parameterization = delta;

model:
i by y1-y4@1;
s by y1@0 y2@1 y3@2 y4@3;
i*.5; s*.1; s with i*0;
[i*.5 s*-.5];
[y1\$1-y4\$1@0];
{y1@1.0 y2*.913 y3*.745 y4*.598};

Study C
catstudyc.inp

SUMMARY OF ANALYSIS

Number of groups                                                 1
Number of observations                                         100

Number of replications
Requested                                                  500
Completed                                                  498
Value of seed                                               598587

Number of dependent variables                                    4
Number of independent variables                                  0
Number of continuous latent variables                            2

Observed dependent variables

Binary and ordered categorical (ordinal)
Y1          Y2          Y3          Y4

Continuous latent variables
I           S

Estimator                                                    WLSMV
Maximum number of iterations                                  1000
Convergence criterion                                    0.500D-04
Maximum number of steepest descent iterations                   20
Parameterization                                             DELTA
Input data file
mcgrowth.dat

Input data format  FREE

POPULATION VALUES FOR DATA GENERATION

0.5 0 -.5 -1.0
1.0
.5 1.2
.5 .7 1.8
.5 .8 1.1 2.8

SAMPLE STATISTICS FOR THE FIRST REPLICATION

SAMPLE STATISTICS

Means/Intercepts/Thresholds
Y1\$1          Y2\$1          Y3\$1          Y4\$1
________      ________      ________      ________
1        -0.583         0.176         0.553         0.915

Covariances/Correlations/Residual Correlations
Y1            Y2            Y3            Y4
________      ________      ________      ________
Y1
Y2             0.383
Y3             0.189         0.257
Y4             0.386         0.215         0.468

CHI-SQUARE P-VALUES

Expected     Observed
0.990        0.994
0.980        0.988
0.950        0.952
0.900        0.904
0.800        0.825
0.700        0.727
0.500        0.516
0.300        0.305
0.200        0.195
0.100        0.106
0.050        0.054
0.020        0.026
0.010        0.018

MODEL RESULTS

ESTIMATES              STANDARD ERRORS       95%
Average     Std. Dev.     Average     Std. Dev.   Cover
I        BY
Y1                 1.0000       0.0000       0.0000       0.0000   1.000
Y2                 1.0000       0.0000       0.0000       0.0000   1.000
Y3                 1.0000       0.0000       0.0000       0.0000   1.000
Y4                 1.0000       0.0000       0.0000       0.0000   1.000

S        BY
Y1                 0.0000       0.0000       0.0000       0.0000   1.000
Y2                 1.0000       0.0000       0.0000       0.0000   1.000
Y3                 2.0000       0.0000       0.0000       0.0000   1.000
Y4                 3.0000       0.0000       0.0000       0.0000   1.000

S        WITH
I                 -0.0106       0.1940       0.2103       0.2690   0.984

Means
I                  0.5034       0.1351       0.1309       0.0045   0.940
S                 -0.5293       0.2000       0.2114       0.3258   0.930

Thresholds
Y1\$1               0.0000       0.0000       0.0000       0.0000   1.000
Y2\$1               0.0000       0.0000       0.0000       0.0000   1.000
Y3\$1               0.0000       0.0000       0.0000       0.0000   1.000
Y4\$1               0.0000       0.0000       0.0000       0.0000   1.000

Variances
I                  0.6096       0.4975       0.5188       1.1989   0.948
S                  0.2224       0.4346       0.4541       1.8736   0.910

Scales
Y1                 1.0000       0.0000       0.0000       0.0000   1.000
Y2                 0.9434       0.4006       0.3984       0.2301   0.962
Y3                 0.8185       0.4417       0.3996       0.2732   0.944
Y4                 0.6725       0.3490       0.3218       0.1827   0.940

TECHNICAL OUTPUT

PARAMETER SPECIFICATION

TAU
Y1\$1          Y2\$1          Y3\$1          Y4\$1
________      ________      ________      ________
1           0             0             0             0

NU
Y1            Y2            Y3            Y4
________      ________      ________      ________
1           0             0             0             0

LAMBDA
I             S
________      ________
Y1                 0             0
Y2                 0             0
Y3                 0             0
Y4                 0             0

ALPHA
I             S
________      ________
1           1             2

BETA
I             S
________      ________
I                  0             0
S                  0             0

PSI
I             S
________      ________
I                  3
S                  4             5

DELTA
Y1            Y2            Y3            Y4
________      ________      ________      ________
1           0             6             7             8

STARTING VALUES

TAU
Y1\$1          Y2\$1          Y3\$1          Y4\$1
________      ________      ________      ________
1         0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000

NU
Y1            Y2            Y3            Y4
________      ________      ________      ________
1         0.000         0.000         0.000         0.000

LAMBDA
I             S
________      ________
Y1             1.000         0.000
Y2             1.000         1.000
Y3             1.000         2.000
Y4             1.000         3.000

ALPHA
I             S
________      ________
1         0.500        -0.500

BETA
I             S
________      ________
I              0.000         0.000
S              0.000         0.000

PSI
I             S
________      ________
I              0.500
S              0.000         0.100

DELTA
Y1            Y2            Y3            Y4
________      ________      ________      ________
1         1.000         0.913         0.745         0.598

Beginning Time:  23:17:11
Ending Time:  23:17:12
Elapsed Time:  00:00:01

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