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Table 3 Linear mixed modeling: synergistic effects of time, gender, and family cancer history on self-efficacy

From: Women with family cancer history are at risk for poorer physical quality of life and lower self-efficacy: a longitudinal study among men and women with non-small cell lung cancer

Parameter Estimate SE df t p 95% Confidence Intervals
Lower Bound Upper Bound
Results for self-efficacy for managing illness: analysis with main effects only (no interaction terms)
Intercept 3.89 0.05 196.43 84.88 <.01 3.80 3.98
Age (covariate) <−0.01 <0.01 108.64 −1.33 .19 −0.01 <0.01
Surgery type (covariate) 0.11 0.08 109.36 1.47 .14 −0.04 0.27
Family cancer history −0.07 0.03 108.91 −2.11 .04 −0.13 <0.01
Gender 0.15 0.03 108.91 4.61 <.01 0.09 0.22
Time 0.41 0.03 284.28 14.41 <.01 0.35 0.47
Results for self-efficacy for managing illness: analysis with interaction terms
Intercept 3.91 0.05 469.47 86.70 <.01 3.82 3.99
Age (covariate) <−0.01 <0.01 689.34 −1.37 .17 −0.01 <0.01
Surgery type (covariate) 0.10 0.08 686.15 1.26 .21 −0.06 0.26
Family cancer history −0.08 0.04 442.34 −2.03 .04 −0.17 <0.01
Gender 0.21 0.04 444.84 4.92 <.01 0.12 0.29
Gender * Family cancer history −0.04 0.04 445.44 −0.85 .40 −0.12 0.05
Time 0.42 0.03 259.45 15.87 <.01 0.36 0.47
Time * Family cancer history 0.02 0.03 259.45 0.70 .49 −0.03 0.07
Time * Gender −0.06 0.03 259.45 −2.15 .03 −0.11 <−0.01
Time * Gender* Family cancer history 0.06 0.03 259.45 2.29 .02 0.01 0.11
  1. Significant effects (p < .05) and trends for significant effects (p < .10) are marked in bold