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Table 5 Indirect and total effects on disease burden and self-rated health

From: The influence of locus of control on self-rated health in context of chronic disease: a structural equation modeling approach in a cross sectional study

  Disease burden Self-rated health
  Indirect effects Total effects Indirect effects Total effects
  PC p-value PC. p-value PC. p-value PC. p-value
Gender 0.01 N.s.b 0.05 N.s.b -0.02 N.s.b 0.00 N.s.b
Age 0.06 0.026 0.14 N.s.b -0.13 0.002 -0.18 N.s.b
Education level -0.05 0.012 -0.03 N.s.b 0.04 0.034 0.07 N.s.b
MHLC-Ia      0.04 0.010 0.28 <0.001
MHLC-Ca      -0.06 <0.001 -0.19 <0.001
MHLC-POa      -0.02 N.s.b -0.16 0.001
  1. aMultidimensional health locus of control in intern (-I), chance (-C) and powerful other (-PO).
  2. bNot significant.
  3. Path coefficients (PC) for indirect and total effects in the structural equation model.