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Table 4 Path analysis standardised parameters - Prospective associations

From: Health differentials in the older population of England: An empirical comparison of the materialist, lifestyle and psychosocial hypotheses

   Wave 4 Outcomes
   Somatic Health Depression Well-being
Somatic Health 2002 Direct 0.489 -0.214 0.044
Depression 2002 Direct -0.099 0.259 -0.098
Well -being 2002 Direct 0.098 -0.209 0.488
Gender (Female) Direct 0.075 -0.032 -0.047
Age Direct -0.102 0.043 -0.033
Marital status (Married) Direct 0.012 0.024 -0.030
Ethnicity (Non white) Direct 0.005 -0.018 -0.021
Retirement Direct -0.019 0.008 -0.002
Cognitive ability Direct 0.055 -0.028 -0.027
Material Direct 0.067 -0.038 0.013
Psychosocial Direct 0.100 -0.126 0.086
Lifestyle Direct 0.101 -0.064 0.033
SEP Direct    
  Indirect via Material 0.027 -0.015 0.005
  Indirect via Psychosocial 0.008 -0.010 0.007
  Indirect via Lifestyle 0.029 -0.019 0.010
  Indirect via Material & Psychosocial 0.008 -0.010 0.007
  Indirect via all Wave 2 variables*** 0.096 -0.088 0.077
  Total 0.168 -0.142 0.106
  1. *Highlighted parameters are significant
  2. **NA - Not Applicable
  3. *** Outcomes (Somatic health 2002, Depression 2002, Wellbeing 2002) and mediators (material, lifestyle, psychosocial)