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Table 2 Total, direct and indirect effects of mediators on substance use among parents

From: Mediation pathways for reduced substance use among parents in South Africa: a randomized controlled trial

  Parental substance use
Mediators Total Effect Direct Effect Indirect Effect
1. Parental depression −.246 [−.39,-.10] −.201 [−.35,-.05] −.044 [−.11,-.01]
2. Parenting stress −.250 [−.40,-.09] −.217 [−.37,-.06] −.033 [−.07,-.00]
3. Family poverty −.205 [−.33,-.07] −.208 [−.39,-.09] .001 [−.03,.03]