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Table 4 Measurement invariance for the subgroup migration background

From: Measuring financial literacy with a Situational Judgement Test: do some groups really perform worse or is it the measuring instrument?

Model Control Budgeting Handling
Δ DF Δ CMIN p ΔDF Δ CMIN p Δ DF Δ CMIN p
Configural χ2 = 73.91, p = .01, df = 48, CFI = .92; RMSEA = .052, Pclose = .415 χ2 = 45.016, p = .003, df = 22, CFI = .93; RMSEA = .073, Pclose = .104 χ2 = 25.3, p = .117, df = 18, CFI = .96; RMSEA = .045, Pclose = .537
Metric 9 7.538 0.581 7 7.389 0.389 6 6.654 0.354
χ2 = 81.451, p = .018, df = 57, CFI = .92; RMSEA = .047, Pclose = .578 χ2 = 52.405, p = .005, df = 29, CFI = .93; RMSEA = .064, Pclose = .193 χ2 = 31.954, p = .128, df = 24, CFI = .96; RMSEA = .041, Pclose = .629
Partial metric
Scalar 18 15.263 0.644 14 14.732 0.397 12 14.426 0.274
χ2 = 89.176, p = .03, df = 66, CFI = .93; RMSEA = .042, Pclose = .71 χ2 = 59.748, p = .008, df = 36, CFI = .93; RMSEA = .058, Pclose = .292 χ2 = 39.726, p = .11, df = 30, CFI = .95; RMSEA = .04, Pclose = .659
Partial scalar
  
Strict 27 49.819 0.005 21 3.,896 0.06 18 44.546  < .001
χ2 = 123.733, p < .001, df = 75, CFI = .85; RMSEA = .057, Pclose = .242 χ2 = 76.912, p = .0012, df = 43, CFI = .90; RMSEA = .063, Pclose = .165 χ2 = 69.846, p = .001, df = 36, CFI = .82; RMSEA = .069, Pclose = .097