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Table 7 Comparison of Beta of negative life events on psychological problems in LBA after adding mediating variables

From: The psychological problems and related influential factors of left-behind adolescents (LBA) in Hunan, China: a cross sectional study

Mediating variables Casual variables Beta1 Beta2 t P
Family functioning Life events 0.487 0.482 19.831 0.000
Passive coping Life events 0.487 0.430 18.538 0.000
Psychoticism Life events 0.487 0.452 19.466 0.000
Neuroticism Life events 0.487 0.440 19.661 0.000
Self-esteem Life events 0.487 0.454 19.440 0.000
  1. Note: Beta1: Beta of negative life events in the univariate regression equation with psychological problems as dependent variable
  2. Beta2: Beta of negative life events in the bivariate regression equation with psychological problems as dependent variable after adding mediating variables
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