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Table 2 Comparison of LCA Models with Different Latent Classes Based on Model Selection Statistics among Iranian University Students, 2019

From: Health-risk behaviors among Iranian university students, 2019: a web-based survey

Number of latent Classes Number of parameters estimated G2 df AIC BIC Maximum log-likelihood
1 5 1806.28 53 1826.28 1888.28 − 6824.14
2 11 124.29 41 168.29 304.71 − 5983.15
3 17 48.75 29 116.75 327.58 − 5945.38
4 23 25.70 17 117.70 402.94 − 5933.86
5 29 13.34 5 129.34 488.98 − 5927.67
6 35 6.81 146.81 580.87 − 5924.41
7 41 6.86 170.86 679.32 −5924.43
  1. Note. LCA latent class analysis, AIC Akaike Information Criterion, BIC Bayesian Information Criterion