Significance Testing in CFA

  • Mark Stemmler
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Statistics book series (BRIEFSSTATIST)


This chapter explains six different significance tests which are available in the von Eye program and/or in the R-package confreq in the search of types and antitypes. Among them are the binomial and the chi-square test including their normal approximations. The formulas for each test are provided. Advantages and disadvantage of each test are explained.


Antitype Binomial Test Asymptotic Test Default Test Binomial Formula 
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  1. von Eye, A. (1990). Introduction to configural frequency analysis: The search for types and antitypes in cross-classifications. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.Google Scholar
  2. von Eye, A. (2002). Configural frequency analysis: Methods, models and applications. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mark Stemmler
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  1. 1.Institute of PsychologyFriedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg (FAU)ErlangenGermany

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