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Table 4 Results of Simple Effects of Interaction Effects on All Outcomes

From: Efficacy of path-oriented psychological self-help interventions to improve mental health of empty-nest older adults in the Community of China

Source of VariationMental Health StatusPositive coping styleNegative coping stylepsychological self-help ability
FCohen’s dFCohen’s dFCohen’s dFCohen’s d
G WITHIN T01.33−0.280.020.031.080.240.060.06
G WITHIN T17.59**0.677.24**0.648.85**−0.7457.07**0.65
G WITHIN T213.24**0.9410.42**0.7816.13**−1.1510.45**0.79
T WITHIN G118.12** 10.14** 20.92** 7.22** 
G1 (T0 v. T1)−0.97 −0.98 1.07 −0.66
G1 (T0 v. T2)−1.26 −1.03 1.35 −0.82
G1 (T1 v. T2)−0.24 −0.06 0.23 −0.15
T WITHIN G20.30 0.78 0.52 0.21 
G2 (T0 v. T1)−0.16 − 0.28 0.25 − 0.13
G2 (T0 v. T2)−0.20 − 0.21 0.20 − 0.15
G2 (T1 v. T2)−0.05 0.07 −0.05 − 0.02
  1. Notes:G WITHIN T1: The simple effect of G at T1 level (the comparative results on levels of baseline in intervention and wait list control groups); G WITHIN T2: the comparative results of the 2 groups after one-month intervention; G WITHIN T3: the comparative results of the 2 groups after three-month intervention; T WITHIN G1: the comparative results of the intervention group at baseline, after one-month intervention and after three- month intervention; T WITHIN G2: the comparative results of the wait list control group at baseline, after one-month intervention and after three-month intervention; *P < 0.05; **P < 0.01