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Table 4 Multiple linear regression. Associations between psychosocial, socio-demographic variables and psychological distress (HSCL-25), by gender

From: Education, sense of mastery and mental health: results from a nation wide health monitoring study in Norway

   Standardized beta coefficients
   Adjusted for age Sign. Adjusted for all variables Sign.
Men Sense of mastery -0.62 P < 0.001 -0.54 P < 0.001
  Social support -0.19 P < 0.001 -0.06 P = 0.001
  Negative life events 0.32 P < 0.001 0.16 P < 0.001
  Household income -0.24 P < 0.001 -0.06 P = 0.001
  Not paid work 0.25 P < 0.001 0.07 P < 0.001
  Marital status -0.08 P < 0.001 0.00 P = 0.936
Women Sense of mastery -0.61 P < 0.001 -0.51 P < 0.001
  Social support -0.22 P < 0.001 -0.08 P < 0.001
  Negative life events 0.36 P < 0.001 0.19 P < 0.001
  Household income -0.17 P < 0.001 -0.03 P = 0.120
  Not paid work 0.26 P < 0.001 0.10 P < 0.001
  Marital status -0.11 P < 0.001 -0.05 P = 0.003