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Table 4 Summary of indirect effects among child abuse, social support, positive coping skills, major depressive episode, generalized anxiety disorder and suicide ideation

From: The relationship between childhood maltreatment and mental health problems: coping strategies and social support act as mediators

Path Estimate p-value 95% Bias-corrected CI
Lower Upper
Child abuse→ Social support→ MDE 0.030 P < 0.01 0.024 0.036
Child abuse→ Social support→ GAD 0.032 P < 0.01 0.026 0.039
Child abuse→ Social support→ Suicide ideation 0.039 P < 0.01 0.033 0.046
Child abuse→ Positive coping skills→ MDE 0.055 P < 0.01 0.048 0.063
Child abuse→ Positive coping skills→ GAD 0.054 P < 0.01 0.046 0.062
Child abuse→ Positive coping skills→ Suicide ideation 0.038 P < 0.01 0.032 0.044
  1. MDE major depressive episode, GAD generalized anxiety disorder, CI confidence interval