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Table 1 Total, direct and indirect effects of the intervention on screening outcome

From: Mediators of screening uptake in a colorectal cancer screening intervention among Hispanics

Screening uptake  
  Coefficient (SE)a, p-value Relative measures
Model 1
 Total effect 2.457 (0.131),<0.001  
 Direct effect 1.709 (0.237),<0.001 0.696
 Indirect effect 0.748 (0.197),<0.001 0.304
 Via Knowledge −0.077 (0.03),0.009 −0.031
 Via Psychosocial score 0.785 (0.194),<0.001 0.319
 Via Knowledge & Psychosocial score 0.041 (0.014),0.003 0.017
Model 2
 Total effect 2.445 (0.138),<.001  
 Direct effect 2.153 (0.174),<.001 0.881
 Indirect effect 0.292 (0.102),0.004 0.119
 Via Fatalism 0.072 (0.026),0.046 0.029
 Via Knowledge −0.053 (0.026),0.045 −0.022
 Via Self efficacy 0.273 (0.096),0.004 0.112
  1. Model 1: Path analysis with overall psychosocial health construct (benefits, barriers, susceptibility, self-efficacy and fatalism)
  2. Model 2: Path analysis with individual psychosocial construct scores
  3. Some significant variables such as health status, education, doctor recommended were also included in the model 1 while age, gender, health status, education, doctor recommended, heard of colorectal cancer, years in US, and family history of cancer were included in different parts of model 2
  4. SE Standard Error
  5. aUnstandardized regression coefficient