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Table 2 Statistical indices obtained for latent profile models using one through five classes

From: The degree of consistency of applying parental dietary and sedentary behavior rules as indicators for overweight in children: a cross-sectional study

Number of classes in the model Statistical indices
Parents of children 4–7 years of age
BIC AIC Entropy BLRT H0 Llh-value
One class 27,240.480 27,161.25 NA NA
Two classes 25,052.463 24,888.913 0.80 -13,566.763***
Three classes 24,208.374 23,960.229 0.79 -12,415.457***
Four classes 23,636.762 23,304.023 0.81 -11,936.115***
Five classes 23,437.032 23,019.669 0.83 -11,593.011***
  Parents of children 8–12 years of age
  BIC AIC Entropy BLRT H0 Llh-value
One class 33,542.500 33,459.447 NA NA
Two classes 30,797.703 30,625.664 0.76 -16,715.723***
Three classes 29,561.709 29,300.685 0.78 -15,283.832***
Four classes 29,193.882 28,843.873 0.80 -14,606.343***
Five classes 29,041.660 28,602.665 0.78 -14,362.936***
  1. BIC Bayesian information criterion, AIC Akaike information criterion, BLRT bootstrap likelihood ratio test, H0 null hypothesis Llh likelihood, NA not applicable
  2. ***p < 0.001