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Table 2 reliability of the items and domains of the 5 and 6-domain models

From: Development of a women’s empowerment index for Tanzania from the demographic and health surveys of 2004–05, 2010, and 2015–16

  Item-rest correlation Average interitem covariance Alpha RMSEA (90% CI) CFI SRMR
Five- domain model
 Domain 1 0.574–0.772 0.133 0.875
 Domain 2 0.189–0.684 0.941 0.593
 Domain 3 0.456–0.548 0.308 0.749
 Domain 4 0.392–0.533 0.067 0.663
 Domain 5 a 0.622 0.776
 Overall reliabilityb 0.124–0.543 0.113 0.653
 Construct validity 0.07 (0.06–0.07) 0.87 0.06
Six-domain model
 Domain 1 0.574–0.772 0.133 0.875
 Domain 2 0.456–0.548 0.308 0.749
 Domain 3 0.198–0.481 0.117 0.664
 Domain 4 a 9.579 0.816
 Domain 5 0.392–0.533 0.067 0.663
 Domain 6 a 0.622 0.776
 Overall reliabilityc 0.103–0.539 0.128 0.658
 Construct validity 0.05 (0.04–0.05) 0.93 0.04
  1. aNot available for domains with only two measured variables
  2. bFor all 22 items in the 5-domain model
  3. cFor all the 23 items in the 6-domain model