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Table 3 Sensitivity Analyses Presenting Changes in Means across Models Ignoring Measurement Bias (Fully Invariant) and Allowing Measurement Bias (Partially Invariant)

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

  1992 2001–2002
  Mean (SD) z p Mean (SD) z p
  Caucasian Hispanic    Caucasian Hispanic   
Fully Invariant 0.00 (1.00) -0.09 (0.96) -0.82 0.41 0.00 (1.00) 0.49 (1.26) 3.39 < 0.01
Partially Invariant 0.00 (1.00) -0.05 (0.95) -0.44 0.66 0.00 (1.00) 0.07 (0.98) 1.29 0.10