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Table 2 Structural equation model of the effects of childhood experiences on family health in adulthood, N = 1030

From: Effects of positive and negative childhood experiences on adult family health

  Family Social and Emotional Health Processes Family Healthy Lifestyle Family Health Resources Family External Social Supports
  ACEs Model PCEs Model Adjusted Model ACEs Model PCEs Model Adjusted Model ACEs Model PCEs Model Adjusted Model ACEs Model PCEs Model Adjusted Model
ACEs −.17*** −.09** −.12*** −.04 −.28*** −.20*** −.07* −.03
PCEs .27*** .24*** .27*** .26*** .31*** .25*** .30*** .31***
Controls             
Female .03 .02 .02 −.03 −.04 −.04 .03 .01 .02 −.02 −.03 −.03
Age .00 .00 −.01 −.04 −.05 −.05 .15*** .16*** .14*** −.23*** −.24*** −.24***
Married .20*** .19*** .18*** .18*** .16*** .16*** .07* .06 .05 .10** .07* .08*
Non-Hispanic White −.01 .00 .00 −.01 .01 .01 .09** .10** .10** .02 .04 . 04
Bachelor’s degree .10** .09** .08 .17*** .15*** .15*** −11** .11** .09** .14*** .11** .11**
  1. Note: Coefficients are standardized. Adjusted model included both ACEs and PCEs along with controls
  2. Model fit for fully adjusted model: RMSEA = .05; CFI = .95
  3. *p < .05. **p < .01. ***p < .001