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Table 4 Multivariate analysis of covariance (MANCOVA)

From: Association between parental divorce and mental health outcomes among Lebanese adolescents: results of a national study

  Unstandardized Beta Standardized Beta p-value 95% Confidence Interval
Lower Bound Upper Bound
Liebowitz – fear score
 Age 0.611 0.043 0.066 −0.041 1.263
 Sex (females vs. malesa) −0.656 −0.020 0.398 −2.180 0.867
 Parents status (separated vs living togethera) 13.190 0.270 < 0.001 10.899 15.482
 House crowding index −3.078 −0.127 < 0.001 −4.212 −1.944
Liebowitz – avoidance score
 Age −0.216 −0.015 0.550 −0.927 0.494
 Sex (females vs. malesa) −2.914 −0.086 0.001 −4.588 −1.240
 Parents status (separated vs living togethera) 9.472 0.188 < 0.001 7.000 11.943
 House crowding index −2.552 −0.102 < 0.001 −3.772 −1.332
Total depression
 Age −0.295 −0.163 < 0.001 − 0.380 − 0.209
 Sex (females vs. malesa) − 0.229 − 0.054 0.025 − 0.429 −0.028
 Parents status (separated vs living togethera) −0.286 −0.045 0.004 −0.589 0.016
 House crowding index 0.140 0.044 0.068 −0.010 0.291
Suicidal ideation score
 Age −0.095 −0.060 0.009 −0.166 − 0.023
 Sex (females vs. malesa) 0.246 0.066 0.004 0.076 0.415
 Parents status (separated vs living togethera) 2.045 0.370 < 0.001 1.793 2.297
 House crowding index −0.085 −0.031 0.182 −0.210 0.040
  1. In the global model, the independent variable is parents’ status (separated vs living together). Covariates are: age, sex, house crowding index
  2. aReference group