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Table 4 Standardized coefficients from confirmatory factor analysis of the SOC-13 scale among adolescents in one capital city of Middle-West Brazil (N = 664)

From: Structural validity of the Brazilian version of the Sense of Coherence scale (SOC-13) in oral health research: exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis

Variable Initial model Model 1 Model 2 Model 3 Model 4 Model 5
λ δ λ δ λ δ λ δ λ δ λ δ
SOC01 0.02 1.00 0.01 1.00    0.03 1.00     
SOC02 0.46 0.79 0.37 0.86 0.37 0.86    0.37 0.87   
SOC03 0.47 0.78 0.36 0.87 0.39 0.85       
SOC04 0.48 0.77 0.50 0.75 0.50 0.75 0.52 0.73 0.51 0.74 0.52 0.73
SOC05 0.58 0.66 0.57 0.67 0.57 0.68 0.60 0.65 0.60 0.64 0.61 0.63
SOC06 0.64 0.60 0.67 0.56 0.67 0.55 0.65 0.58 0.67 0.55 0.68 0.55
SOC07 0.57 0.68 0.56 0.68 0.55 0.70 0.61 0.63 0.60 0.64 0.61 0.63
SOC08 0.63 0.61 0.61 0.63 0.61 0.63 0.64 0.59 0.60 0.64 0.59 0.65
SOC09 0.61 0.63 0.53 0.72 0.55 0.70 0.55 0.70 0.52 0.73 0.49 0.76
SOC10 0.50 0.75 0.52 0.73 0.51 0.74 0.48 0.77 0.50 0.75 0.49 0.76
SOC11 0.34 0.88 0.34 0.88    0.36 0.87     
SOC12 0.55 0.70 0.57 0.67 0.57 0.67 0.58 0.67 0.58 0.67 0.59 0.66
SOC13 0.56 0.69 0.53 0.72 0.52 0.73 0.50 0.75 0.50 0.75 0.49 0.76
Residual correlations             
SOC02 WITH SOC03    0.45 0.44         
SOC03 WITH SOC09    0.16          
SOC05 WITH SOC07    0.18   0.19        
SOC08 WITH SOC09    0.21   0.20     0.23   0.25  
SOC09 WITH SOC13    0.25   0.24   0.28   0.27   0.29  
Model fit indices             
RMSEA 0.11   0.06   0.07   0.07   0.07   0.05  
WRMR 1.60   0.96   0.97   0.94   0.91   0.71  
CFI 0.84   0.95   0.95   0.95   0.96   0.98  
TLI 0.81   0.94   0.94   0.94   0.94   0.97  
  1. The bold and italics values refers to loading values >|0.30|
  2. λ = loadings; δ = uniqueness; RMSEA = Root Mean Square Error Of Approximation; CFI = comparative fit index; TLI = Tucker-Lewis index; WRMR = Weighted Root Mean Square Residual;