Table 3

Hierarchical regression analysis scores for those variables predicting depression (n = 123)
Variable B SE B β ΔR2
Step 1 Age 0.016 0.006 0.252** 0.192
Education −0.010 0.011 −0.121
Income −0.008 0.033 −0.033
Intellect −0.055 0.021 −0.232**
Step 2 Age 0.016 0.006 0.243** 0.083
Education −0.010 0.010 −0.123
Income −0.017 0.031 −0.067
Intellect −0.051 0.020 −0.212**
Inversed emotional stability −0.085 0.023 −0.290**
Step 3 Age 0.015 0.005 0.234** 0.033
Education −0.007 0.010 −0.077
Income −0.022 0.031 −0.085
Intellect −0.048 0.019 −0.201*
Inversed emotional stability −0.075 0.023 −0.255**
Social inhibition 0.013 0.006 0.189*

*p < 0.05; ** p < 0.01.

Wongpakaran et al.

Wongpakaran et al. BMC Geriatrics 2012 12:41   doi:10.1186/1471-2318-12-41

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