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Comparative Analysis of Some Structural Equation Model Estimation Methods with Application to Coronary Heart Disease Risk

Table 6

Standardized pathways and type of effects of Model 3.

Standardized pathways of Model 3
HypothesisStructural pathwaysPath coefficients (standardized) value

Obesity  blood pressure (ADBP)0.0630.514
Obesity  coronary risk0.2250.019
Blood pressure (ADBP)  coronary risk0.0380.691
PG  coronary risk0.1380.122
Fasting blood sugar  coronary risk0.0490.582
Obesity  PG0.1160.230
Blood pressure  PG0.1290.169
Blood pressure  fasting blood sugar0.2100.024
Obesity  fasting blood sugar0.0280.775
Age  obesity0.2830.004
Age  waist circumference0.223
Age  visceral fat0.315
Age  blood pressure0.3040.001

Types of effects in Model 3
Structural pathwaysThroughDirect effectIndirect effectTotal effect

Obesity  coronary riskBlood pressure0.2250.0020.227
Obesity  fasting blood sugarBlood pressure0.0280.0130.041
Blood pressure (ADBP)  fasting blood sugar0.210NA0.210
Obesity  coronary risk0.2250.0160.241
Blood pressure (ADBP)  PG0.129NA0.129
Blood pressure (ADBP)  coronary riskFasting blood sugar0.0380.0110.049
Age  coronary riskObesity0.1510.0640.215
Age  blood pressure0.304NA0.304
Age  obesity0.283NA0.283

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