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Table 2 Fit statistics for latent class analysis incorporating 11 indicator variables

From: Development of two socioeconomic indices for Saudi Arabia

  1 class 2 classes 3 classes 4 classes 5 classesa
Parameters 22 34 46 58 70
H0 value 977.32 1318.219 1415.645 1567.115
AIC − 1910.64 − 2568.44 − 2739.29 − 3018.23
BIC − 1849.69 − 2474.23 − 2611.84 − 2857.53
Adj BIC − 1919.23 − 2581.72 − 2757.26 − 3040.88
Entropy n/a 0.984 0.95 0.984
VLMR n/a 0.0004 0.4163 0.0281
BLRT n/a 0 0 0
  1. aThe number of free parameters is too high to come up with trustworthy standard errors