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Table 4 Results of confirmatory factor analyses testing the generalizability of a 6-factor model of cancer stigma (nā€‰=ā€‰169)

From: Development of a scale to assess cancer stigma in the non-patient population

Model Items Ļ‡ 2 SB df CFI TFI SRMR RMSEA
1. Unconstrained 26 562.80*** 284 0.86 0.86 0.087 0.076
2. 1 item excluded1 25 464.00*** 260 0.90 0.89 0.071 0.068
3. 1 item excluded1 and correlated residuals allowed2 25 379.63*** 259 0.94 0.93 0.064 0.052
  1. 1Item excluded from the Policy Opposition factor (Increased spending on cancer services is a waste of money) because the modification indices suggested it also loaded well onto several other factors.
  2. 2Correlated residuals were allowed between I would feel at ease around someone with cancer and I would feel comfortable around someone with cancer.
  3. ***p<.001.