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Table 5 Path estimates (posterior standard deviation) for single mediator models using Bayesian mediation

From: Mechanisms of motivational interviewing in health promotion: a Bayesian mediation analysis

  Outcome Variables
Predictor Variables Total Positive Client Change Talk (M) Change in Fruit & Vegetable Consumption (Y)
  β (SE) β (SE)
Model 1   
 MI-Consistent (X) 0.38** (0.07) −0.05 (0.04)
 Total Positive Client Change Talk (M)   0.16** (0.06)
Model 2
 MI Spirit (X) 0.49** (0.14) −0.11 (0.52)
 Total Positive Client Change Talk (M)   0.12* (0.06)
  1. ** p < .01, * p < .05.