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Table 2 Direct and indirect effects and 95% confidence intervals for the final model

From: Effect of social support on depression of internet addicts and the mediating role of loneliness

Model pathways Estimated effect 95% CI 95% CI
   Lower bonds Up bonds
Direct effect    
Social support → Depression -0.378 -0.192 -0.551
Social support → Loneliness -0.455 -0.209 -0.659
Loneliness → Depression 0.211 0.035 0.430
Indirect effect    
Social support → Loneliness → Depression -0.096 -0.012 -0.246