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Table 3 Bootstrap analysis of multiple mediation effects

From: Regulatory emotional self-efficacy and psychological distress among medical students: multiple mediating roles of interpersonal adaptation and self-acceptance

Effect Effect Size SE 95% CI Boot CI Percentage of Effects
Lower Upper
Total effects -0.43 0.04 -0.52 -0.35 100%
Direct effects -0.06 0.05 0.16 -0.15 13.95%
Total mediation effects -0.37 0.05 -0.47 -0.28 86.05%
Regulatory emotional self-efficacy → Interpersonal adaptability → Psychological distress -0.24 0.04 -0.33 -0.17 55.81%
Regulatory emotional self-efficacy → Interpersonal adaptability → Self-acceptance → Psychological distress -0.08 0.02 -0.12 -0.04 18.60%
Regulatory emotional self-efficacy → Self-acceptance → Psychological distress -0.05 0.02 -0.09 -0.02 11.63%
  1. N = 539.Bootstrap = 5000. →  = unidirectional path