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Table 3 Direct effects for the Andersen model

From: Periodontal status, perceived stress, diabetes mellitus and oral hygiene care on quality of life: a structural equation modelling analysis

Effect ß Bootstrap SE Bias-corrected 95% CI % of total effect
Predisposing Factors - Enabling −0.01 0.06 − 0.11 / 0.09 100
Predisposing Factors - Oral Health Behaviors −0.12 0.08 −0.26 / -0.01
Predisposing Factors - Need 0.66 0.13 0.36 / 0.77 *** 94
Predisposing Factors - Perceived Oral Outcome −0.47 0.31 −1.01 / -0.02 *
Enabling - Need 0.18 0.01 0.04 / 0.30 * 82
Enabling - Oral Health Behaviors −0.11 0.07 −0.22 / -0.01* 100
Enabling - Perceived Oral Outcome 0.29 0.10 0.11 / 0.42** 64
Need - Perceived Oral Outcome 0.80 0.39 0.18 / 1.40 *** 100
Oral Health Behaviors - Need −0.38 0.08 −0.50 / -0.26 ** 100
Oral Health Behaviors - Perceived Oral Outcome 0.22 0.18 −0.01 / 0.58
  1. ß = bootstrapped standardized estimate; SE Standard Error; CI Confidence Interval
  2. *P < 0.05, **P < 0.01
  3. _ªCould not be calculated because of suppression effect