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Table 4 Results of mediation analysis

From: Children’s psychosocial wellbeing in the context of HIV/AIDS and poverty: a comparative investigation of orphaned and non-orphaned children living in South Africa

Mediation analysis
Mediator: Communication with caregiver about problems (M) Total Effect (IV → DV) Direct effect (IV → DV when controlling for mediator) Z scoreˠ Lower CI Upper CI±
  β SE β SE    
Child age (IV)  Anxiety/Depression (DV) 0.41* 0.20 0.29 0.20 2.64** 0.04 0.22
Child age (IV)  Affability (DV) -0.29* 0.11 -0.16 0.11 -3.61** -0.21 -0.06
  1. Note: Only significant mediation analyses are shown in the table, *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01.
  2. ˠResults of the Sobel test for indirect effects.
  3. ±Number of boostrap resamples = 1000.