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Deciding on the Number of Classes in Latent Class Analysis and Growth Mixture Modeling: A Monte Carlo Simulation Study

- Karen L. Nylund, T. Asparouhov, B. Muthén
- Mathematics
- 23 October 2007

Mixture modeling is a widely applied data analysis technique used to identify unobserved heterogeneity in a population. Despite mixture models' usefulness in practice, one unresolved issue in the… Expand

5,390 438- PDF

Exploratory Structural Equation Modeling

- T. Asparouhov, B. Muthén
- Psychology
- 14 July 2009

Exploratory factor analysis (EFA) is a frequently used multivariate analysis technique in statistics. Jennrich and Sampson (1966) solved a significant EFA factor loading matrix rotation problem by… Expand

1,491 235- PDF

Assessing Reliability and Stability in Panel Models

- Blair Wheaton, B. Muthén, Duane F. Alwin, G. Summers
- Mathematics
- 1977

2,236 186

Latent Variable Analysis: Growth Mixture Modeling and Related Techniques for Longitudinal Data

- B. Muthén
- Mathematics
- 2004

This chapter gives an overview of recent advances in latent variable analysis. Emphasis is placed on the strength of modeling obtained by using a flexible combination of continuous and categorical… Expand

1,305 177- PDF

Multilevel Covariance Structure Analysis

- B. Muthén
- Mathematics
- 1 February 1994

This article gives an introduction to some new techniques for multilevel covariance structure modeling with latent variables. Although these techniques only incorporate a subset of models that are… Expand

1,015 152- PDF

Testing for the equivalence of factor covariance and mean structures: The issue of partial measurement invariance.

- B. Byrne, Richard J. Shavelson, B. Muthén
- Mathematics
- 1 May 1989

Addresses issues related to partial measurement in variance using a tutorial approach based on the LISREL confirmatory factor analytic model. Specifically, we demonstrate procedures for (a) using… Expand

2,939 149

Complex Sample Data in Structural Equation Modeling

- B. Muthén, A. Satorra
- Mathematics
- 1995

Large-scale surveys using complex sample designs are frequently carried out by government agencies. The statistical analysis technology available for such data is, however, limited in scope. This… Expand

1,174 136- PDF

Integrating person-centered and variable-centered analyses: growth mixture modeling with latent trajectory classes.

- B. Muthén, L. K. Muthén
- Psychology, Medicine
- Alcoholism, clinical and experimental research
- 1 June 2000

BACKGROUND
Many alcohol research questions require methods that take a person-centered approach because the interest is in finding heterogeneous groups of individuals, such as those who are… Expand

1,964 134- PDF

Bayesian structural equation modeling: a more flexible representation of substantive theory.

- B. Muthén, T. Asparouhov
- Psychology, Medicine
- Psychological methods
- 1 September 2012

This article proposes a new approach to factor analysis and structural equation modeling using Bayesian analysis. The new approach replaces parameter specifications of exact zeros with approximate… Expand

736 124

Auxiliary Variables in Mixture Modeling: Three-Step Approaches Using Mplus

- T. Asparouhov, B. Muthén
- Mathematics
- 3 July 2014

This article discusses alternatives to single-step mixture modeling. A 3-step method for latent class predictor variables is studied in several different settings, including latent class analysis,… Expand

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