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Table 3 The path coefficients for supportive roles with life satisfaction and mental health in female-headed households

From: The relationship of supportive roles with mental health and satisfaction with life in female household heads in Karaj, Iran: a structural equations model

Variable   Direct Effect Indirect Effect Total Effect
Life satisfaction Age 0.138* 0.138*
Education 0.24* 0.14* 0.38*
Perceived Social Support 0.33* 0.33*
Social Support 0.22* 0.16* 0.38*
Number of Children −0.06 −0.06
Number of people in Family −0.11 0.017 −0.09
Mental health Age −0.09* −0.09*
Education −0.073* −0.073*
Perceived Social Support − 0.17* −0.09* −0.26*
Social Support −0.11* −0.11*
Number of Children 0.07 0.017 0.087
Number of people in Family −0.04 −0.04 −0.08
Life Satisfaction −0.29* −0.29*
  1. * means significance