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Table 5 Multiple regression. Associations between level of education and psychological distress (HSCL-25) when adjusting for age, sense of mastery and other variables, by gender

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

   Standardized beta coefficients
   Mod 1 Mod 2 Mod 3 Mod 4 Mod 5 Mod 6 Mod 7
M Education -0.12*** -0.05*** -0.05*** -0.04*** -0.04*** -0.02 -0.01
  Mastery   -0.62*** -0.62*** -0.60*** -0.56*** -0.55*** -0.54***
  Mar. status    -0.04*** -0.04*** -0.03 0.00 0.00
  Soc.supp.     -0.07*** -0.07*** -0.06*** -0.06**
  Neg.l.events      0.17*** 0.16*** 0.15***
  H.h.income       -0.08*** -0.06**
  Not p. work        0.07***
  R square 0.01 0.39 0.39 0.39 0.42 0.42 0.42
W Education -0.16*** -0.09*** -0.09*** -0.07*** -0.07*** -0.06*** -0.05**
  Mastery   -0.60*** -0.60*** -0.58*** -0.53*** -0.52*** -0.51***
  Mar. status    -0.09*** -0.08*** -0.06*** -0.05** -0.05**
  Soc.supp.     -0.09*** -0.08*** -0.08*** -0.08***
  Neg.l.events      0.20*** 0.20*** 0.19***
  H.h.income       -0.04 -0.02
  Not p. work        0.10***
  R square 0.03 0.37 0.37 0.38 0.42 0.42 0.43
  1. P < 0.05 *
  2. P < 0.01 **
  3. P < 0.001 ***
  4. Model 1: Adjusted for age
  5. Model 2: Adjusted for age and sense of mastery
  6. Model 3: Adjusted for age, sense of mastery and marital status
  7. Model 4: Adjusted for age, sense of mastery, marital status and social support
  8. Model 5: Adjusted for age, sense of mastery, marital status, social support and negative life events
  9. Model 6: Adjusted for age, sense of mastery, marital status, social support, negative life events and household income
  10. Model 7: Adjusted for age, sense of mastery, marital status, social support, negative life events, household income and paid work