TABLE 1

Information Criteria and Model Fit for GMMs With 1 to 5 Classes

Number of ClassesAICBICABICBLRT a Entropy
126 955.3027 009.1426 980.54
226 930.8327 008.6026 967.30−13 468.65 * 0.93
326 906.4227 008.1226 954.11−13 452.42 * 0.64
426 879.6327 005.2626 938.54−13 436.21 * 0.56
526 877.6527 027.2126 947.78−13 418.820.54
  • * P < .05. AIC, Akaike’s Information Criterion; ABIC, sample-size adjusted Bayesian Information Criterion.

  • a BLRT compares a model with n classes to a model with n – 1 classes. Therefore, BLRT values are not available for a 1-class model.