Table 3

Comparison of results from GLM test carried out using SPSS and test using SEM framework, using Mx.

GLM Test

Mx Test


Null Hypothesis

F (df)

p

χ2 (df)

p


1. μ1 = μ2 = μ3 (rules = demands = warmth)

16.530 (2, 18)

0.000084

19.8 (2)

0.000050

2. μ1 = μ2 (rules = demands)

34.5 (1, 19)

0.00012

19.7 (1)

0.000009

3. μ1 = μ3 (rules = warmth)

19.29 (1, 19)

0.00031

13.31 (1)

0.00026

4. μ2 = μ3 (demands = warmth)

3.32 (1, 19)

0.084

3.06 (1)

0.080


Notes: 1Result from multivariate test 2Large number of decimal places have been given to illustrate similarity of probability values based on two methods.

Miles BMC Medical Research Methodology 2003 3:27   doi:10.1186/1471-2288-3-27

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