Re: [R] Simultaneous Comparison of Factor Structures

From: John Fox <>
Date: Thu, 27 Nov 2008 15:29:34 -0500

Dear Mark,

Although I would like, at some point, to add this feature, the sem package doesn't fit multiple-group models.


John Fox, Professor
Department of Sociology
McMaster University
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

> -----Original Message-----
> From: []
> Behalf Of Mark Heckmann
> Sent: November-27-08 10:10 AM
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> Subject: [R] Simultaneous Comparison of Factor Structures
> Dear R Users,
> I have a situation where I want to compare the factor structures of two
> samples that were administered then same test.
> AMOS as well as SAS provide the option of simultaneous comparison of
> structures like it was proposed by Jvreskog (1971, Simultaneous factor
> analysis in several populations).
> Is there a way to do that in R? I am not sure if it is possible to model
> kind of comparison with e.g. the sem package and if it is possible, how to
> it.
> A lot of thanks in advance!
> Regards,
> Mark Heckmann
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