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Table 4 Indirect 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 - Oral Health Behaviors 0.01 0.01 −0.01 / 0.02
Predisposing Factors - Need 0.04 0.03 −0.01 / 0.10 6
Predisposing Factors - Perceived Oral Outcome 0.54 0.31 0.07 / 1.01**
Enabling - Need 0.04 0.03 0.01 / 0.10* 18
Enabling - Perceived Oral Outcome 0.16 0.09 0.02 / 0.33** 36
Oral Health Behaviors - Perceived Oral Outcome −0.30 0.17 −0.67/ -0.09*** 100
  1. ß = bootstrapped standardized estimate; SE Standard error; CI Confidence interval
  2. *P < 0.05, **P < 0.01, ***P < 0.001
  3. _ªCould not be calculated because of suppression effect