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Table 2 Summary of the direct, indirect and total effects on postpartum depression

From: Risk factors for postpartum depression among Chinese women: path model analysis

Variables Effects
Direct Indirect Total
Maternal age -0.100 -0.015 -0.115
Gestational hypertensive disorders 0.066 0.035 0.101
Frequent exposure to mobile phone during pregnancy 0.105 0.028 0.133
Fetus number 0.000 0.173 0.173
Premature delivery 0.000 0.135 0.135
Birth weight 0.000 -0.235 -0.235
Initiation of breastfeeding 0.000 0.038 0.038
Infant weight at 4 weeks -0.319 0.000 -0.319
Mode of feeding 0.102 0.000 0.102