Overall Fit in Covariance Structure Models : Two Types of Sample Size Effects

  title={Overall Fit in Covariance Structure Models : Two Types of Sample Size Effects},
  author={Kenneth A. Bollen},
A controversial area in covariance structure models is the assessment of overall model fit. Researchers have expressed concern over the influence of sample size on measures of fit. Many contradictory claims have been made regarding which fit statistics are affected by N. Part of the confusion is due to there being two types of sample size effects that are confounded. The first is whether N directly enters the calculation of a fit measure. The second is whether the means of the sampling… CONTINUE READING
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