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Table 2 Measurement and Structural Equation Model

From: Exploring theoretical mechanisms of community-engaged research: a multilevel cross-sectional national study of structural and relational practices in community-academic partnerships

  Coefa SEb
STRUCTURAL MODEL
Contextual Capacity - > Commitment to Collective Empowerment 0.72 0.04
Commitment to Collective Empowerment - > Relationships 0.84 0.03
Relationships - > Synergy 0.28 0.07
Commitment to Collective Empowerment - > Synergy 0.63 0.07
Synergy - > Partner and Partnership Transformation 0.55 0.05
Structural Governance - > CERA 0.19 0.05
Commitment to Collective Empowerment - > CERA 0.61 0.04
CERA - > Partner and Partnership Transformation 0.40 0.06
Partner and Partnership Transformation - > Projected Outcomes 0.88 0.03
MEASUREMENT MODEL
 Contextual Capacity   
  Bridging differences 0.78 0.03
  Community history 0.64 0.04
  Partnership capacity 0.82 0.03
 Commitment to Collective Empowerment
  Partnering principles 0.95 0.01
  Community fit 0.82 0.02
  Influence in the partnership (Voice) 0.47 0.05
  Collective Reflection 0.63 0.03
 Relationships
  Leadership 0.88 0.02
  Dialogue and listening 0.68 0.04
  Conflict resolution 0.72 0.04
  Trust 0.75 0.03
 CERA
  Background & design 0.86 0.02
  Analysis & dissemination 0.92 0.01
  Community action 0.84 0.02
 Partner and Partnership Transformation
  Personal benefits 0.61 0.05
  Agency benefits 0.73 0.03
  Community power in research 0.66 0.04
  Sustainability 0.60 0.04
  Projected outcomes
 Policy 0.91 0.01
  Community integration into research 0.77 0.03
  Social transformation 0.83 0.02
  Health improvement 0.73 0.03
 Error covariances
  Partnering principles, Community fit 0.21 0.10
  Conflict resolution, Participation 0.54 0.07
  Personal benefits, Agency benefits 0.27 0.07
  1. a Standardized regression coefficients are all p < .001 except p = .03 for error covariance between partnership principles and community fit; b Standard Error adjusted for project-level clustering of participants