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Table 3 Full structural equation model (SEM) to predict perinatal common mental disorders in 230 men in Vietnam

From: Interactions among alcohol dependence, perinatal common mental disorders and violence in couples in rural Vietnam: a cross-sectional study using structural equation modeling

Parameter estimates SEM coefficient Standard Error p-value
Husband’s PCMDs    
  Intimate partner violence 0.57 0.24 0.01
  Wife’s PCMD 0.51 0.34 0.13
  Province: Ha Nam -0.5 0.53 0.34
  (Wife) Affectionate and trusting relationship with own mother: No 0.20 0.28 0.49
  (Wife) Coincidental life adversity: Yes 0.62 0.23 0.001
  (Wife) Fear of other family members: Yes 1.00 0.67 0.13
Intimate partner violence    
  Wife PCMD -0.19 0.50 0.69
  (Wife) age (in years) 0.03 0.07 0.62
  (Wife) education: Year 9 and less 0.09 0.51 0.85
  (Wife) permanent income: Yes -0.04 0.50 0.92
  (Husband) Affectionate relationship with mother-in-law: No 0.97 0.46 0.03
  First child: Yes -0.14 0.71 0.83
  Household wealth index: Low -0.12 0.17 0.49
Intimate partner violence defined by    
  Husband’s perception of control from his wife (Husband’s IBM Control score) 1.00   
  Care from wife to husband (Husband’s IBM Care score) -0.63 0.33 0.06
  Fear of or experience of physical abuse from his wife 0.59 0.24 0.01
Effect from wife PCMDs to probability of husband’s PCMDs    
  Indirect effect via intimate partner violence 0.39 0.27 0.14
  Direct effect -0.11 0.29 0.69
Thresholds Estimate   
  Husband’s PCMD 1.54   
  Intimate partner violence 0.55   
Fit indices Estimates   
  χ2/df (p-value) 47.1/70 (p=0.93)   
  RMSEA (Probability RMSEA <= .05) <0.003 (p=0.98)   
  CFI 0.99   
  TLI 0.99