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Table 3 Mediation in the relationship between maternal rejecting attitudes and female adolescents’ depressive symptoms

From: The relationship between parenting attitudes, negative cognition, and the depressive symptoms according to gender in Korean adolescents

Model   Step1 Step2 Step3
Autonomic thoughts (model 1) or self-esteem (model 2) Depressive symptoms Depressive symptoms
B (SE) p B (SE) p B (SE) p
1 Rejecting attitudes 0.87 (0.30) 0.004** 0.22 (0.09) 0.012* 0.11 (0.08) 0.173
Autonomic thoughts      0.12 (0.02) <0.001**
F 8.34 0.004** 6.43 0.012* 25.31 <0.001**
2 Rejecting attitudes −0.22 0.003** 0.22 (0.09) 0.012* 0.13 (0.08) 0.118
Self-esteem (0.07)     −0.40 (0.08) <0.001**
  F 8.87 0.003** 6.43 0.012* 15.38 <0.001**
  1. Step 1 includes maternal rejecting attitudes as independent variables with the hypothesized mediator (autonomic thoughts or self-esteem) as a dependent variable
  2. Step 2 includes maternal rejecting attitudes as independent variables with depressive symptoms as a dependent variable
  3. Step 3 includes maternal rejecting attitudes and the hypothesized mediator (autonomic thoughts or self-esteem) as dependent variables with depressive symptoms as a dependent variable
  4. Baron and Kenny’s method. (* p < 0.05, ** p < 0.01)