# Estimating CFA using the lavaan package in R

Caleb Scheidel

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R CFA lavaan

This tutorial shows how to estimate a confirmatory factor analysis (CFA) model using the R lavaan package. The model, which consists of two latent variables and eight manifest variables, is described in our previous post which sets up a running CFA and SEM example. To review, the model to be fit is the following: