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Table 3 Factor loadings corresponding to the second-order CFA

From: A longitudinal study of social lag: regional inequalities of growth in Mexico 2000 to 2015

F1 (education) 2000 2005 2010 2015
x1 15+ Illiterate 0.857 0.891 0.926 0.94
x2 6–14 Without school 0.541 0.513 0.495 0.373
x3 15+ Without elementary school 0.870 0.845 0.836 0.824
x4 without health service 0.718 0.629 0.327 -0.098
  Omega 0.84 0.819 0.761 0.645
F2 (household characteristics)
x5 Ground floor 0.881 0.91 0.735 0.849
x6 Without toilet 0.506 0.252 0.325 0.273
x7 Without pipe water 0.63 0.621 0.56 0.519
x8 Without drainage 0.841 0.787 0.797 0.764
x9 Without electricity 0.654 0.576 0.605 0.617
  Omega 0.835 0.781 0.75 0.755
F3 (household assets)
x10 Without washing machine 0.942 0.953 0.961 0.952
x11 Without refrigerator 0.986 0.966 0.951 0.943
  Omega 0.964 0.959 0.955 0.946
G (second-order)
 F1 Education 0.932 0.892 0.875 0.866
 F2 Household characteristics 0.992 0.958 0.923 0.923
 F3 Household assets 0.909 0.928 0.945 0.946
  CFI 0.874 0.885 0.887 0.913
  RMSEA 0.168 0.149 0.136 0.115
  SRMR 0.054 0.061 0.059 0.055
  1. Source: Own elaboration based on Census Bureau data 2000-2015
  2. Note: factor loadings, the bolded numbers indicate the most relevant variables to preserve for the first-order CFA solution