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Table 3 Decomposition of effect, direct and indirect paths

From: The role of length of maternity leave in supporting mother–child interactions and attachment security among American mothers and their infants

Predictors Estimate S.E. Est./S.E.
Direct paths
 Dependent variable: TAS security
  NCATS .005*** .001 3.935
  Leave .000 .001 − .089
  SES .073*** .011 6.727
 Dependent variable: TAS dependence
  NCATS − .003* .001 − 2.152
  Leave − .001 .001 − 1.506
 Dependent variable: NCATS
  Leave .039** .013 2.932
  SES .680*** .161 10.442
Indirect paths
 Dependent variable: TAS security
  Leave + NCATS .000* .000 2.325
  SES + NCATS .008*** .002 3.981
 Dependent variable: TAS dependence
  Leave + NCATS .000+ .000 − 1.772
  SES + NCATS − .005* .002 − 2.182
  1. * p ≤ .05, ** p ≤ .01, *** p ≤ .001, + p ≤ .10