Empathy in High School Students: A Multiple Group Analysis


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Empathy, A Confirmatory Factor Analysis, A Multiple Group Analysis, High School Students


The objectives of this research were to develop the test in empathy and to analyze confirmatory factors of the empathy, also, to validate and test invariance of the confirmatory factors of the empathy between male and female students. Totally, 800 samples were obtained from high school students among different schools in Secondary Educational Service Area Office 6. Data analysis using SPSS as well as Mplus
was applied to analyze the second – order confirmatory factor analysis and multiple group analysis. The results were as follows: 1) Test of Empathy in high school students which consisted of two factors which were Cognitive Empathy and Affective Empathy 2) The model of the Empathy in high school students was in accordance with the
empirical data. Chi-square goodness of fit test value (2) = 94.62 with 86 degrees of freedom, p = 0.25, TLI = 0.98, CFI = 1.00, SRMR = 0.02 and RMSEA = 0.01. In addition, the confirmatory factor analysis model of the Empathy between male and female students showed invariance.


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มากมี ภ. (2019). Empathy in High School Students: A Multiple Group Analysis. Research and Development Journal Suan Sunandha Rajabhat University, 8(3), 91. Retrieved from https://so05.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/irdssru/article/view/214566