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Table 4 Direct, indirect and total effects and 95% confidence intervals for the final model

From: Family function fully mediates the relationship between social support and perinatal depression in rural Southwest China

Model pathways Estimated effect 95%CI
Total effects
 Depression <−-- Social support −0.164 −0.274 to 0.028
 Family function <−-- Social support 0.293 0.147 to 0.434
 Depression <−-- Family function −0.251 −0.382 to −0.118
Direct effects
 Depression <−-- Social support −0.090 −0.213 to 0.043
 Family function <−-- Social support 0.293 0.147 to 0.434
 Depression <−-- Family function −0.251 −0.382 to − 0.118
Indirect effects
 Depression <−-- Social support −0.074 − 0.139 to − 0.032