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Table 2 Path coefficients of direct effects in the structural equation model testing the Relational and Bodily Experience Theory

From: Attachment-related anxiety is associated with poor genital satisfaction and sexual problems in women

Predictor variable Outcome variable B SE B β 95% CI for β
LL UL
Attachment-related anxiety       − 0.11
  Gential satisfaction − 0.22** 0.07 − 0.25** − 0.38  
  Pain 0.36* 0.15 0.20** 0.08 0.32
  Low sexual desire 0.02 0.19 0.01 − 0.12 0.15
  Low sexual arousal 0.15 0.13 0.10 − 0.03 0.24
  Poor orgasmic sensations 0.20 0.15 0.10 − 0.02 0.22
Attachment-related avoidance       0.05
  Gential satisfaction 0.08 0.10 0.06 − 0.18  
  Pain 0.05 0.18 0.02 − 0.07 0.12
  Low sexual desire 0.16 0.22 0.05 − 0.04 0.16
  Low sexual arousal 0.19 0.15 0.08 − 0.01 0.19
  Poor orgasmic sensations 0.23 0.34 0.07 − 0.08 0.28
Gential satisfaction       − 0.06
  Pain − 0.32* 0.13 − 0.16** − 0.26  
  Low sexual desire − 0.54*** 0.15 − 0.23*** − 0.33 − 0.13
  Low sexual arousal − 0.51*** 0.13 − 0.29*** − 0.41 − 0.18
  Poor orgasmic sensations − 0.40** 0.14 − 0.17** − 0.28 − 0.07
  1. χ2(53) = 149.6, p < 0.001; χ2/df = 2.8; RMSEA = 0.079, 90%CI [.064–.094]; CFI = 0.937; SRMR = 0.051; CI = confidence interval
  2. *p ≤ 0.05; **p ≤ 0.01; ***p ≤ 0.001