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Table 4 Results of the model fitting: comparison of the 3 models

From: A common genetic factor underlies hypertension and other cardiovascular disorders

  model chi2 df p AIC
CHOLESKY ACE 32.95 30 0.33 -27.05
  AE 33.35 40 0.76 -46.65
  CE 65.82 40 0.01 -14.18
INDEPENDENT ACE 38.98 36 0.34 -33.02
  AE 40.82 44 0.61 -47.18
  CE 72.03 44 0.01 -15.97
COMMON FACTOR ACE 49.68 42 0.19 -34.32
  AE 49.68 47 0.38 -44.32
  CE 81.49 47 0.00 -12.51
  1. For each submodel, the chi2 statistic, the degrees of freedom (df) the probability (p) and the Akaike information criterion (AIC) are shown. AIC is used to evaluate the fit, with the best fitting submodel shown in bold in each case.