Table 2

Fitting statistics of 7 competing models that are only different in the number of latent classes
# latent classes (G) OHTS EGPS
BIC LMR-LRT* Minimal class size BIC LMR-LRT Minimal class size
2 97097 <0.001 47% 39235 <0.001 44%
3 94219 0.002 24% 38395 0.001 14%
4 92922 0.609 14% 38109 0.005 11%
5 92107 0.003 13% 37870 0.009 12%
6 91644 0.042 10% 37760 0.452 9%
7 91289 0.147 7% 37682 0.060 5%
8 91045 0.406 6% 37608 0.011 4%

* Lo-Mendell-Rubin likelihood ratio test, with a smaller p-value favoring the G-class model over the model with G-1 classes (null hypothesis).

Gao et al.

Gao et al. BMC Medical Research Methodology 2012 12:151   doi:10.1186/1471-2288-12-151

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