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Table 4 Preliminary multiple linear regression model parameter estimates for self-rated general and oral health, by race/ethnicity adjusted for age.

From: The influence of active coping and perceived stress on health disparities in a multi-ethnic low income sample

Variables Black Hispanic White
  (n = 375) (n = 194) (n = 233)
GENERAL HEALTH a Beta Beta Beta
John Henryism (JH), Sex, SES    
JH × Sex × SES .164 .561 -.012
JH × Sex .169 -.016 -.411
JH × SES -.277 .358 -.349
Main Effects    
JH .089 .153 .161
Sex (male) .152 .019 -.011
SES .023 .280* .245 *
Perceived Stress and Discrimination    
JH × Perceived Stress -.006 -.013 -.002
JH × Perceived Discrimination .046 -.169 -.077
Main Effects    
Perceived Stress -.024 * -.052** -.038**
Perceived Discrimination -.081* .032 .009
Sex .163 -.001 -.045
JH .023 .095 .083
SES -.062 .115 .131
ORAL HEALTH (n = 376) (n = 194) (n = 233)
JH × Sex × SES .075 .544 .597
JH × Sex -.024 .112 -.438
JH × SES -.113 -.074 -.679*
Main Effects    
JH .229* .068 ---
Sex (male) -.057 .044 -.307**
SES .111 .229 ---
Perceived Stress and Discrimination    
JH × Perceived Stress .003 -.008 .015
JH × Perceived Discrimination .117 -.048 -.166
Main Effect    
Perceived Stress -.031** -.038** -.019
Perceived Discrimination -. 015 .031 -.070
Sex -.069 .005 -.301*
JH .151 .005 .150
SES .030 .115 .333**
  1. a Unstandardized Coefficients.
  2. b SES is a dichotomous variable (low/high)
  3. * p < .05 ** p < .01