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Table 2 Multiple regressions of predictors of trait anxiety, weighted for sample size

From: Changes of anxiety in Chinese military personnels over time: a cross-temporal meta-analysis

Predictors Trait anxiety with controls Trait anxiety without controls
  B(95% CI) β t B(95% CI) β t
Year 0.24 (0.04 ~ 0.44) 0.28 2.46* 0.26 (0.03 ~ 0.49) 0.31 2.30*
Military categoriesa       
Navy -1.85 (-4.92 ~ 1.20) -0.15 -1.22    
Air Forces -3.23 (-5.67 ~ -0.80) -0.39 -2.68*    
SAF -7.87 (-11.18 ~ -4.55) -0.64 -4.78***    
Armed Police -7.08 (-10.65 ~ -3.51) -0.47 -4.00***    
Military Students -8.04 (-11.23 ~ -4.87) -0.65 -5.10***    
Unknown -4.30 (-6.93 ~ -1.68) -0.55 -3.30**    
Publication type 0.15 (-1.72 ~ 2.01) 0.02 0.16    
  1. Note:aDummy variable was created with Army as the reference group; SAF = Second Artillery Force; B denotes the unstandardized regression coefficients; β denotes the standardized regression coefficients; n = 53; *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01, ***p < 0.001.