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Table 4 Linear regression analysis predicting hair cortisol levels by education, lifetime traumatic events, childhood familial violence, FGM (dummy coded with FGM I at baseline) and FGM endured during the first year of age

From: Psychopathological sequelae of female genital mutilation and their neuroendocrinological associations

  HCC (mg/mol)
beta (SE) β t
(Intercept) 2.97 (0.15) .89 19.26***
Education −0.03 (0.01) −.08 −2.73**
LTE −0.02 (0.03) −.01 −0.59
CFV 0.02 (0.01) .04 1.94
FGM: type II/III vs. I 0.41 (0.14) .12 2.90**
FGM: no FGM vs. type I 0.32 (0.17) .10 1.86
FGM < 1 year of age 0.52 (0.15) .16 3.43***
  1. Unstandardized beta coefficients (beta) with standard error (SE), uncorrected standardized regression coefficients (β), and t-values (t) with *p ≤ .05, **p ≤ .01 and ***p ≤ .001 are displayed. F(6,96) = 4.51, p < 0.001, f2 = .28, multiple R2 = .22, adjusted R2 = .17
  2. HCC hair cortisol concentration, CFV childhood family violence, LTE lifetime traumatic events