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Table 4 Multiple group analysis on parenting stress, co-parenting and marital conflict between unemployed and employed mothers

From: Actor and partner effects of parenting stress and co-parenting on marital conflict among parents of children with atopic dermatitis

Independent variables Dependent variablesEmployedUnemployedCritical ratios of difference
βpβp
Parenting stress (f)Co-parenting (f)−.46<.001−.46<.001−0.035
Parenting stress (f)Co-parenting (m)−.18.102−.30.0010.146.
Parenting stress (m)Co-parenting (f)−.22.033−.18.044−0.484
Parenting stress (m)Co-parenting (m)−.37<.001−.35<.0010.342
Parenting stress (f)Marital conflict (f).41<.001.25.012−2.408
Parenting stress (f)Marital conflict (m).17.129.19.3420.598
Parenting stress (m)Marital conflict (f).18.429.10.976−1.775
Parenting stress (m)Marital conflict (m).14.738.21.0191.325
Co-parenting (f)Marital conflict (f)−.41<.001−.18.1032.753
Co-parenting (f)Marital conflict (m)−.30.015−.15<.001−1.625
Co-parenting (m)Marital conflict (f)−.14.657−.29.0072.952
Co-parenting (m)Marital conflict (m)−.31.007−.45.1371.274