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Table 5 Different measures of fit for the latent proficiency profile analysis by country with fixed latent means according to international model

From: Subject-specific strength and weaknesses of fourth-grade students in Europe: a comparative latent profile analysis of multidimensional proficiency patterns based on PIRLS/TIMSS combined 2011

Country Entropie Fit-index
Pseudo reliabilitya Classification errorb
Finland 0.83 0.83 0.15
Slovenia 0.86 0.90 0.16
Hungary 0.83 0.88 0.16
Germany 0.85 0.90 0.17
Austria 0.84 0.88 0.18
Slovak Republic 0.84 0.89 0.18
Portugal 0.84 0.89 0.18
Lithuania 0.85 0.89 0.18
Czech Republic 0.84 0.88 0.19
Poland 0.84 0.89 0.19
Italy 0.82 0.87 0.20
Ireland 0.80 0.86 0.21
Sweden 0.82 0.86 0.21
Northern 0.76 0.83 0.23
Spain 0.81 0.86 0.24
Romania 0.73 0.80 0.27
Malta 0.73 0.79 0.31
  1. aValues near 1 indicating a good fit
  2. bGiven the latent proficiency profiles, percentage of misclassified students