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Table 2 Model fit statistics for different numbers of sexual health groups identified using latent class analysis

From: Latent class analysis of sexual health markers among men and women participating in a British probability sample survey

 Number of classesAICBICEntropySmallest class (%)lowest class probabilityLMR p-value
Men138,36138,465 100.01.00 
236,78336,9980.7018.50.86<.001
335,91136,2380.7510.00.85<.001
435,56536,0030.894.30.88<.001
535,40835,9570.713.70.820.330
635,35236,0130.703.60.670.182
Women168,15168,275 100.01.00 
263,64963,9030.7816.90.90 
362,25962,6430.7811.80.89<.001
461,90062,4140.852.20.86<.001
561,54462,1880.792.20.72<.001
661,36462,1390.732.00.800.011
761,21262,1180.721.90.690.385
861,10762,1430.731.90.680.403
  1. Figures in bold show the fit of the four-class model selected for men, and the six-class model selected for women
  2. AIC Akaike Information Criterion, BIC Bayesian Information Criterion, LMR Lo-Mendell-Rubin likelihood ratio test