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Table 4 Total, direct and indirect effects of social capital on health

From: Social capital and health in China: exploring the mediating role of lifestyle

  Model 1: SRH Model 2: PWB
  Coef Boot S.E Boot 95% CI p Coef Boot S.E Boot 95% CI p
Social trust
 Total effect 0.194 0.028 0.139–0.250 0.000 0.367 0.027 0.314–0.419 0.000
 Direct effect 0.177 0.028 0.122–0.233 0.000 0.352 0.027 0.3–0.405 0.000
 Indirect effect 0.017 0.003 0.012–0.022 0.000 0.014 0.003 0.009–0.02 0.000
 Indirect effect (%) 8.76%     3.81%    
Social relationship
 Total effect 0.459 0.032 0.397–0.521 0.000 0.315 0.03 0.256–0.374 0.000
 Direct effect 0.431 0.032 0.368–0.494 0.000 0.301 0.03 0.241–0.361 0.000
 Indirect effect 0.028 0.003 0.022–0.034 0.000 0.014 0.003 0.008–0.02 0.000
 Indirect effect (%) 6.1%     4.44%    
CCP membership
 Total effect 0.137 0.057 0.025–0.25 0.017 −0.003 0.06 −0.121-0.114 0.955
 Direct effect 0.103 0.057 −0.008-0.214 0.07 −0.001 0.06 −0.119-0.117 0.987
 Indirect effect 0.034 0.01 0.015–0.053 0.001 −0.002 0.01 −0,022–0,017 0.811
 Indirect effect (%) 24.82%       
  1. Adjusted for all socio-demographic variables. Coef = regression coefficient, Boot S.E. = bootstrap standard error used for calculating indirect effects, Boot 95% CI = bootstrap 95% confidence intervals, p-values for indirect effects based on Sobel test