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Table 3 ANOVAs on depressive symptoms of LBC using type of parental migration and NLES as factors (N = 4181)

From: Depressive symptoms and negative life events: What psycho-social factors protect or harm left-behind children in China?

Independent variables SS df MS Fa η 2
Type of parental migrationb (A) 304.46 2.00 152.23 4.18* 0.002
NLES levelc(B) 5325.04 2.00 2662.52 73.11*** 0.034
A × B 64.04 4.00 16.01 0.44 0.000
Error 151,939.81 4172.00 36.42   
  1. Note: The dependent variable was depressive symptom
  2. NLES negative-life-event-induced stress, SS sum of square, df degree of freedom, MS mean square
  3. * p < 0.05, *** p < 0.001
  4. aF value was from factorial ANOVA results
  5. bFor the variable parental migration type, 1 = migrant father, 2 = migrant mother, 3 = migrant parents
  6. cFor the variable NLES, 1 = low, 2 = median, 3 = high