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Table 3 Confirmatory factor analysis results of Motivation and Confidence

From: Refining the Canadian Assessment of Physical Literacy based on theory and factor analyses

  Model 1 Model 2 Model 3
λ SE R2 λ SE R2 λ SE R2
Adequacy 0.778* 0.008 0.606 0.842* 0.007 0.679 0.848* 0.007 0.719
Predilection 0.732* 0.009 0.536 0.777* 0.007 0.604 0.760* 0.007 0.577
Benefits to barriers difference score 0.513* 0.009 0.263 0.511* 0.010 0.261 0.494* 0.010 0.245
Skill compared to others 0.712* 0.009 0.507 0.618* 0.009 0.332 0.620* 0.008 0.384
Activity compared to others 0.680* 0.010 0.463 0.576* 0.010 0.382
  1. *p < 0.01, λ = factor loadings, −- = item was not included in the model
  2. Model 1 did not have any correlated errors between indicators, whereas Model 2 had a correlated error between skill compared to others and activity compared to others