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Table 3 4-step hierarchical multiple linear regression

From: Perceptions of postnatal care: factors associated with primiparous mothers perceptions of postnatal communication and care

Predictors Step 1 Step 2 Step 3 Step 4
B SE B β B SE B β B SE B β B SE B β
Constant -7.375 3.459   -7.729 4.009   -10.202 4.383   -20.953 8.664  
Overall communication .232 .053 .369*** .233 .054 .370*** .242 .054 .385*** .230 .054 .365***
Midwife communication .621 .176 .346*** .618 .178 .345*** .578 .179 .322** .527 .184 .294***
Health visitor communication .524 .157 .283*** .535 .170 .289** .488 .172 .263* .480 .176 .259*
HADS depression sub-group     .376 2.102 .013 -.103 2.119 -.004 .242 2.144 .008
Feeding method        3.264 2.411 .094 3.636 2.495 .105
Agreeableness           1.109 1.004 .080
Emotional stability           -.195 .848 -.017
Conscientiousness           1.029 .944 .083
  1. Note: R² = .72 for Step 1, adjusted R²= 0 for Step 2 (p > .05), adjusted R²= .008 for Step 3 ((p > .05), adjusted R²= .014 for Step 3 (p > .05) *p < .001, **p < .005, ***p < .01.