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Table 3 Effects of affluence/deprivation on hazard of death

From: Mechanisms and mediation in survival analysis: towards an integrated analytical framework

Variable

Estimate

S.E.

Est./S.E.

p-value

Direct effect:

    

 Affluence/deprivation (01 metric)

-0.596

0.271

-2.200

0.028

Indirect effects:

    

 1. affluence → emergency → hazard

-0.124

0.036

-3.457

0.001

 2. affluence → caseload → hazard

-0.099

0.043

-2.296

0.022

 3. affluence → emergency → caseload → hazard

-0.003

0.002

-1.689

0.091

 All indirect effects

-0.227

0.056

-4.056

0.000

Total effect:

    

 Affluence/deprivation (01 metric)

-0.823

0.27

-3.047

0.002

Mediation proportion:

    

 Affluence/deprivation (01 metric)

0.276