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Table 3 Results of multiple regression analyses

From: A comparative study to identify factors of caregiver burden between baby boomers and post baby boomers: a secondary analysis of a US online caregiver survey

    Baby boomer group Post baby boomer group Comparison of regression coefficients
Blocks Variables   B SE beta B SE beta SEb-diff Z
Block 1. Sociodemographic factors Gender Female −0.08 0.09 −0.04 −0.03 0.08 −0.01 0.12 −0.42
Race-ethnicity NH African-Americans −0.02 0.18 0.00 0.07 0.12 0.02 0.22 −0.42
  Hispanics −0.31* 0.15 −0.09 − 0.13 0.10 − 0.05 0.18 −1.00
  NH Asian and others 0.12 0.19 0.03 −0.06 0.16 −0.02 0.25 0.72
Marital status Not married or partnered 0.03 0.11 0.01 −0.14 0.09 −0.07 0.14 1.20
Relationship to the care recipient Spouse 0.31 0.23 0.09 0.47* 0.22 0.11 0.32 −0.50
  Child 0.28 0.15 0.14 0.40** 0.13 0.19 0.20 −0.60
  Parent 0.41 0.21 0.11 0.11 0.38 0.01 0.43 0.69
  Other relative 0.09 0.17 0.04 0.32* 0.15 0.12 0.23 −1.01
Co-residence Live separately 0.10 0.12 0.05 0.11 0.10 0.05 0.16 −0.06
Household poverty Less than $50,000 yearly 0.05 0.10 0.02 0.08 0.09 0.04 0.13 −0.22
Block 2. Caregiving-related factors Caregiving hours spent weekly 0.17*** 0.03 0.26 0.10*** 0.03 0.16 0.04 1.65
Current caregiving −0.02 0.09 −0.01 − 0.08 0.08 − 0.04 0.12 0.50
Primary caregiving −0.11 0.10 −0.05 0.08 0.09 0.04 0.13 −1.41
Caregiving lack of choice 0.59*** 0.09 0.29 0.65*** 0.09 0.31 0.13 −0.47
Employed during caregiving 0.11 0.09 0.05 −0.19* 0.09 −0.08 0.13 2.36*
Dually responsible for adult and child care 0.24 0.18 0.06 0.27** 0.10 0.11 0.21 −0.15
Adjusted R2 ΔR2 for Block 1 0.05*** 0.06*** −0.27
ΔR2 for Block 2 0.13*** 0.15*** −0.53
Total 0.18*** 0.21*** 1.16
  1. SE Standard Error, B unstandardized regression coefficient, SE b-diff difference in standard error of unstandardized regression coefficient, Z Steiger’s Z, NH Non-Hispanic, ΔR2 change of R-squared
  2. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01, ***p < 0.001