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Table 2 CFA of abbreviated models – factor loadings and fit indices of 5-item-scales with an internal consistency ≥ 80

From: Validation and development of a shorter version of the resilience scale RS-11: results from the population-based KORA–age study

Potential RS-5 models Factor loadings <chi > 2 (df) CMIN/DF CFI GFI RMSEA TLI AIC
Model 1: A. B. C. F. G .67-.69 298.425 (5) 59.685 .899 .936 .178 .799 318.425
Model 2: C. F. G. H. I .59-.80 41.092 (5) 8.218 .986 .991 .062 .973 61.092
Model 3: B. C. F. G. I .57-.76 87.153 (5) 17.431 .969 .982 .094 .938 107.153
Model 4: A. B. F. G. K .60-.73 111.771 (5) 22.354 .960 .976 .107 .919 131.771
Model 5: A. C. F. G. I .58-.77 125.995 (5) 25.199 .955 .972 .114 .910 145.995
  1. Abbreviations: A to I = item number, see Table 1; df = Degrees of freedom; CMIN/DF = Minimum discrepancy, divided by its degrees of freedom; CFI = Comparative-fit index; GFI = Goodness-of-fit-index; RMSEA = Root mean square error of approximation; TLI = Tucker-Lewis-index; AIC = Akaike information criterion. Bold font indicates the model with the best fit indices.