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Table 3 Model fit information for 1 to 5 class LCA models

From: Internet access is a necessity: a latent class analysis of COVID-19 related challenges and the role of technology use among rural community residents

Classes AIC BIC ABIC BLRT Entropy Smallest class N
1-class 3684.54 3728.07 3690.04  
2-class 3284.65 3375.34 3296.07 − 1830.27*** 0.807 100
3-class 3233.55 3371.40 3250.90 − 1617.33*** 0.739 75
4-class 3199.21 3384.22 3222.50 − 1578.77*** 0.821 40
5-class 3176.59 3408.76 3205.82 − 1548.61*** 0.829 32
  1. AIC Akaike’s information criterion, BIC Bayesian information criterion, ABIC Sample size adjusted Bayesian information criterion, BLRT Bootstrap likelihood ratio test
  2. N = 278
  3. ***p < 0.001