Model of understanding the progressive nature of dementia and associations with outcome and mediators. Coefficients, standard errors (between brackets), and P-values for the associations in the SEM model are shown. GEE, generalized estimating equations; SEM, structural equation modeling. aFactors between brackets were not measured in our study, but refer to interpretations of a better quality of family-patient relationship as perceived by family as a mediator.
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