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Table 1 Partially Invariant Alcohol Abuse Measurement Model Across Hispanics and Non-Hispanic

From: Assessing the adequacy of self-reported alcohol abuse measurement across time and ethnicity: cross-cultural equivalence across Hispanics and Caucasians in 1992, non-equivalence in 2001–2002

  Loadings Thresholds Proportion Endorsing Symptom
Abbreviated Item       
Labels Caucasians Hispanics Caucasians Hispanics Caucasians Hispanics
Hung-over During Important Activities 2.00 2.00 -3.96 -3.96 0.038 0.043
Get Drunk During Important Activities 1.67 1.67 -3.62 -3.62 0.031 0.034
Drink And Drive 1.30 1.30 -1.94 -1.94 0.119 0.112
Enter Hurtful/Harmful Situations While Drinking 1.23 1.23 -2.69 -2.69 0.046 0.034
Continue To Drink Causing Trouble with Family and Friends 1.27 1.27 -3.13 -2.79 0.026 0.041
Legal Problems Because of Drinking 0.97 0.97 -3.05 -2.80 0.014 0.022
  1. Caucasians in 1992 (Uniquenesses Constrained to 1 for both groups)