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Table 7 Results of univariate and multivariate regression analyses among the FFMQ-SF factors with potential demographic factors and health outcomes

From: Psychometric properties of the Chinese version of Five Facet Mindfulness Questionnaire—short form in cancer patients: a Bayesian structural equation modeling approach

Univariate Observing Describing Awareness Nonjudge Nonreact
Covariates β (SE) β (SE) β (SE) β (SE) β (SE)
Gender .07 (.10) .07 (.10) − .08 (.10) .03 (.10) .02 (.10)
Age − .09 (.09) − .16 (.10) .12 (.10) .12 (.11) .11 (.09)
Cancer stage − .09 (.10) .04 (.11) .18* (.09) − .09 (.11) .06 (.11)
Education .15 (.11) .24* (.10) .10 (.11) .17 (.11) .27* (.10)
Marital status − .03 (.10) .05 (.10) .03 (.11) − .10 (.10) − .02 (.11)
Comorbid illness .10 (.10) .09 (.10) .01 (.10) − .03 (.10) .10 (.10)
Income − .20* (.08) − .23* (.09) − .01 (.11) − .05 (.12) − .17 (.09)
Multivariate Observing Describing Awareness Nonjudge Nonreact  
Health outcomes β (SE) β (SE) β (SE) β (SE) β (SE) ΔR2
Perceived stress .00 (.12) .05 (.14) − .42* (.08) .01 (.14) − .16 (.15) 19.3%
Positive affect − .06 (.15) .38* (.13) .13 (.11) .25 (.13) − .02 (.15) 26.3%
Negative affect − .07 (.13) .06 (.14) − .40* (.09) .01 (.13) − .11 (.14) 18.7%
Anxiety .09 (.14) .08 (.14) − .40* (.10) .06 (.13) − .26 (.15) 20.7%
Depression .11 (.14) − .15 (.12) − .38* (.09) − .03 (.13) − .06 (.15) 21.1%
Illness symptoms − .06 (.13) .19 (.12) − .40* (.08) .09 (.12) − .17 (.14) 18.0%
Physical QoL .05 (.15) − .08 (.14) .25* (.09) .03 (.13) − .07 (.16) 6.5%
Mental QoL .03 (.13) .04 (.13) .32* (.09) .16 (.13) − .01 (.15) 14.2%
  1. N = 127; β = standardized regression estimates; SE = standard error; QoL = quality of life; ΔR2 = incremental R2 of the health outcomes explained by the FFMQ factors
  2. *p < .05