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Table 2 Latent profile analysis model fit summary

From: Misinformation about COVID-19: evidence for differential latent profiles and a strong association with trust in science

Model Log Likelihood AIC BIC SABIC Entropy Smallest Class % LMR p-value LMR meaning
1 − 6682.848 13,385.696 13,430.619 13,398.868   
2 − 5908.942 11,849.884 11,921.759 11,870.959 0.987 0.19091 < 0.001 2> 1
3 − 5707.847 11,459.694 11,558.523 11,488.673 0.989 0.09545 < 0.001 3> 2
4 − 5554.458 11,164.915 11,290.698 11,201.797 0.994 0.08182 < 0.001 4> 3
5 − 5442.434 10,952.868 11,105.604 10,997.653 0.980 0.02424 0.139 5< 4
  1. n = 660; The LMR test compares the current model to a model with k −1 profiles
  2. AIC Akaike’s Information Criterion, BIC Bayesian Information Criterion, SABIC Sample-Adjusted BIC, LMR Lo-Mendell Ruben