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Table 1 Model fit statistics

From: Disease-specific health literacy, disease knowledge, and adherence behavior among patients with type 2 diabetes in Taiwan

  Health Literacy Diabetes-Specific Health Knowledge Adherence Behavior Fitting Index
Overall Model Fit
 Chi-square 100.23 580.32 44.35 Smaller is better
 RMSEA 0.03 0.05 0.08 < 0.05
Absolute Fit
 GFI 0.98 0.95 0.98 > 0.9
 AGFI 0.97 0.93 0.95 > 0.9
Comparative Fit
 NNFI 0.85 0.67 0.81 > 0.9
 CFI 0.89 0.73 0.91 > 0.9
 ECVI 0.14 0.62 0.06 Smaller is better
Parsimonious Fit
 PNFI 0.62 0.55 0.45 > 0.5
 PGFI 0.61 0.70 0.33 > 0.5
  1. Health literacy includes functional literacy, communicative literacy, and critical literacy
  2. Diabetes-specific health knowledge includes healthy diet, exercise, glycemic monitoring, problem solving, risk reduction, and healthy coping