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Table 3 Model estimates and model fit statistics for direct and indirect associations between childhood SEP and diabetes mellitus in older age

From: The role of childhood social position in adult type 2 diabetes: evidence from the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing

  Direct Association Indirect association – mediation through inflammation Indirect Association – Mediation through Current SEP, Current Risk Factors and Inflammation
Type 2 diabetes on: Inflammation on: Type 2 diabetes on: Current SEP on: Current risk factors on: Inflammation on: Type 2 diabetes on:
Childhood SEP Childhood SEP Inflammation Childhood SEP Childhood SEP Childhood SEP Childhood SEP Inflammation Childhood SEP Current SEP Current risk factors
Coefficient 0.191 0.296 0.046 0.178 0.150 0.387 0.296 0.048 0.098 0.204 0.155
S.E. 0.043 0.052 0.013 0.044 0.016 0.058 0.052 0.014 0.046 0.050 0.010
Standardised coefficient 0.089 0.083 0.075 0.082 0.175 0.086 0.083 0.075 0.043 0.076 0.304
p-value <0.001 <0.001 0.001 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 <0.001 0.001 0.035 <0.001 <0.001
R-square 0.035 0.041 0.139