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Table 5 Decomposition of predictor (direct) and indirect effects on general health

From: Impact of comorbidities and treatment burden on general well-being among women’s cancer survivors

Predictor Outcome Total Effecta Direct Effect Due to Predictora Indirect Effectsa Total Proportion Mediated
%
Indirect Effect
Due to Impactb
Proportion Mediated
By Impact
%
# Comorbidities GPH −0.416*** −0.286*** − 0.130** 31.3 − 0.127 30.4
# Comorbidities GMH −0.301*** −0.181*** − 0.121** 40.2 − 0.115 38.2
Financial Security GPH 0.261*** 0.055 0.206*** 78.9 0.198 76.0
Financial Security GMH 0.439*** 0.248** 0.191*** 43.5 0.177 40.3
Health Literacy GPH 0.020 −0.058 0.078** c 0.068 c
Health Literacy GMH 0.098 0.019 0.079* c 0.062 c
  1. Decompositions are over standardized parameter effects
  2. a * p < .05, ** p < .01, *** p < .001
  3. bTests of significance unavailable
  4. cProportion mediated for health literacy was not presented due to the possibility of inconsistent mediation resulting from non-significance of the total effect [20]