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Table 6 Mediating Effect of Depression between Anxiety and Leisure Constraints in Advanced Cancer Stages (n = 23)

From: Mediating effects of depression on anxiety and leisure constraints in patients with breast cancer

Testing steps in mediation modeltBβR2P-value
Testing step 1 (path a)
 Predictorto Mediator8.570.860.880.78< .0001
Testing step 2 (path b)
 Mediatorto Outcome3.441.880.600.36.002
Testing step 3 (path c) k
 Predictorto Outcome3.311.790.590.34.003
Testing step 4 (path c′) k
 Predictorto Outcome0.680.780.260.37.50
  1. ß estimates represent the regression coefficient