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Table 6 Confirmatory factor analysis salience – Aboriginal culture

From: Development and validation of the Australian Aboriginal racial identity and self-esteem survey for 8–12 year old children (IRISE_C)

Salience – Aboriginal culture Item loadingsa λx Model characteristics
Q2. How important is it for you to know about how Aboriginal people lived in the old days? 0.62 N = 188
df = 27
Q4. How important is it that you to do activities for Aboriginal Week? 0.64 χ 2 = 46.15
Q8. How important is it for you to make Aboriginal foods like damper? 0.78 SRMR = 0.0613
NNFI = 0.985
Q14. How important is it for you to know about Aboriginal stories of the Dreaming? 0.78 Acceptable
Q18. How important is it for you to talk Aboriginal words? 0.73
Q20. How important is it for you that your family tells you about being Aboriginal? 0.70
Q36. How important is it for you to go bush with your family? 0.66
Q38. How important is it for you to eat Aboriginal foods? 0.68
Q40. How important is it for you to know about the dances Aboriginal people did in the old days? 0.82
  1. aPartial regression coefficients of the item on the underlying construct