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Table 3 Multivariate association of postnatal depressive symptoms with type of VHV support (n = 120)a

From: Impact of village health volunteer support on postnatal depressive symptoms in the remote rural areas of Lao People’s Democratic Republic: a cross-sectional study

  Model 1 Model 2 Model 3
B β   B β   B β  
Social factors
 Type of VHV supportb −1.77 −0.19 * −1.63 −0.18 * −1.76 −0.19 *
 Self-decisionc −2.31 −0.27 ** −2.24 −0.26 ** −2.24 −0.26 **
Economic factor
 Possession of a motorbiked     −1.86 −0.22 * −2.10 −0.25 **
Biological factors
 Age        −0.03 −0.05  
 Paritye        −1.52 −0.16  
 R2   0.05    0.08    0.10  
  1. aAccording to multiple linear regression analysis
  2. bType of VHV support: pair-VHV support = 1, single-VHV support = 0
  3. cSelf-decision: yes=1, no=0
  4. dPossession of a motorbike: yes=1, no=0
  5. eParity: multiparas=1, primiparas=0
  6. *p<0.05
  7. **p<0.01