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Table 4 Direct and indirect effects of social networks and Internet emotional relationships with mental health and quality of life

From: Social networks and internet emotional relationships on mental health and quality of life in students: structural equation modelling

   Standard B Unstandardized β
Direct effects Indirect effects Total Effect Direct effects Indirect effects Total Effect
mental health (DASS21) EDU 0.12a 0.36 0.12a 1.17a 0.034 1.17a
TUS 0.08 0.288 0.11 0.55 0.19 0.74
SES − 0.09a 0.0012 − 0.09a − 0.33a 0.005 0.33a
INT 0.22a 0.013 0.22a 0.17a 0.01 0.17a
SOM 0.06 0.06 0.09 0.09
Quality of life (SF-36) EDU 0.04 −0.03a −0.03a 0.18 − 0.14a − 0.14a
TUS 0.04 −0.067a − 0.067a 0.13 −0.213a − 0.213a
SES −0.06 0.0234a 0.0234a −0.09 0.039a 0.039a
INT 0.02 −0.089a −0.089a 0.008 −0.032a − 0.032a
SOM −0.14a −0.14a − 0.1a −0.1a
DASS −0.26a −0.26a − 0.12a −0.12a
  1. EDU Education, TUS Average time of use of the Internet, INT Internet Emotional Relationships, SOM Social Network Score, DASS Depression, Anxiety and Stress Scale, SES Socioeconomic Status, SF36 36-Item Short-Form Health Survey
  2. asignificant