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Table 5 Mental distress and social support as mediators of the relationship between Type D personality and health-related quality of life

From: Type D personality, mental distress, social support and health-related quality of life in coronary artery disease patients with heart failure: a longitudinal observational study

  Health related quality of life (outcome)
Step 1 Step 2
Type D personality (predictor) x mediator
B [95%-CI] β R 2 B [95%-CI] β R 2
Type D personality (predictor) 11.285[8.638;13.933] 0.267*** 0.177  
Anxiety symptoms (mediator) 2.065[1.733;2.397] 0.389*** 0.243 1.758[1.403;2.113] 0.331*** 0.261
Depressive symptoms (mediator) 2.695[2.302;3.089] 0.415*** 0.267 2.365[1.935;2.796] 0.036*** 0.278
Social support (mediator) 2.867[−4.107;−1.627] −0.148*** 0.129 −2.192[−3.401;−0.982] −0.113*** 0.189
  1. ***p value < .001.