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Table 2 Coefficients from structural equation model

From: Male gender preference, female gender disadvantage as risk factors for psychological morbidity in Pakistani women of childbearing age - a life course perspective

Pathway Married women only (n = 304) All women (n = 525)
From to Standardised Unstandardised p-value Standardised Unstandardised p-value
Gender disadvantage Psychological morbidity 0.61 0.81 (0.30 to 1.32) 0.002 1.46 1.15 (0.67 to 1.63) < 0.001
Socioeconomic status Psychological morbidity 0.13 0.00 (0.00 to 0.00) 0.24 0.61 0.00 (0.00 to 0.00) < 0.001
Negative marital satisfaction Psychological morbidity 0.55 0.13 (0.09 to 0.17) < 0.001 n/a n/a n/a
Autonomy Psychological morbidity 0.08 0.01 (-0.01 to 0.03) 0.12 0.20 0.02 (0.01 to 0.04) 0.002
Life events Psychological morbidity 0.14 0.02 (0.01 to 0.03) 0.003 0.20 0.02 (0.01 to 0.03) < 0.001
Social support Psychological morbidity - - - -0.15 -0.01 (-0.01 to 0.00) < 0.001
Correlation between Correlation Covariance (95% CI) p-value Correlation Covariance (95% CI) p-value
Gender disadvantage Socioeconomic status -0.87 -18.7 (-10.8 to -26.7) < 0.001 -0.86 -24.1 (-18.1 to -30.1) P < 0.001