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Table 5 Moderated mediation with desire to have children as predictor, treatment-related regret as mediator, fertility-related distress as outcome and country of origin as mediator influencing path a

From: Determinants of fertility issues experienced by young women diagnosed with breast or gynaecological cancer – a quantitative, cross-cultural study

   Consequent
Treatment-related regret   Fertility-related distress
Antecedent   B SE p B SE p
Constant i 0.87 0.15 < 0.01 i 11.15 3.78 < 0.01
Desire to have children a1 0.28 0.06 < 0.01 c’ 3.72 1.10 < 0.01
Treatment-related regret   b 4.96 1.62 < 0.01
Country of origin a2 0.68 0.38 n.s.  
Desire to have children x country of origin a3 −0.27 0.13 ≤0.05  
   R2 = 0.12
F(3, 147) = 6.19, p < 0.01
  R2 = 0.17
F(2, 148) = 15.29, p < 0.01