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Table 4 Standardized direct and indirect effects of mediated paths on depression, final model

From: Depression in ankylosing spondylitis and the role of disease-related and contextual factors: a cross-sectional study

Variable Direct/indirect B SE p
SRPQ (1–5) Direct − 0.363 0.066 < 0.001
Indirect (via mastery) − 0.251 0.037 < 0.001
Total − 0.614 0.053 < 0.001
BASDAI (0–10) Direct N/A   
Indirect (via mastery) 0.133 0.037 < 0.001
Total 0.133 0.037 < 0.001
Income, high* Direct N/A   
Indirect (via mastery) − 0.067 0.032 0.033
Total − 0.067 0.032 0.033
  1. Standardized regression coefficients can be interpreted as the change in y (dependent variable) in y standard deviation units for a standard deviation change in x (independent variable)
  2. BASDAI Bath Ankylosing Spondylitis Disease Activity Index, N/A not applicable, SE standard error, SRPQ Social Role Participation Questionnaire
  3. *Annual income > €40,000