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Table 5 Results of regressions and sobel test for postnatal depression as a mediator for parenting stress

From: Risk factors for antenatal depression, postnatal depression and parenting stress

Predictor Variables β without Postnatal Depression β with Postnatal Depression Sobel Test z-score
History of Depression .26** .05 3.99***
Antenatal Anxiety .46*** .10 5.31***
Negative Cognitive Style .29*** .03 4.68***
Self-Esteem -.45*** -.07 -5.03***
Social Support -.40*** .14 -4.97***
  1. **p < .01, ***p < .001