Journal of Probability and Statistics / 2020 / Article / Tab 7

Research Article

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

Table 7

Standardized pathways and type of effects of Model 4.

Standardized pathways of Model 4
HypothesisStructural pathwaysPath coefficients (standardized) value

Obesity  blood pressure (ASBP)0.2130.017
Obesity  coronary risk0.2090.033
Blood pressure (ASBP)  coronary risk0.0680.504
PG  coronary risk0.1360.128
Fasting blood sugar coronary risk0.0540.540
Obesity  PG0.0890.379
Blood pressure (ASBP)  PG0.1460.137
Blood pressure (ASBP)  fasting blood sugar0.1210.221
Obesity  fasting blood sugar0.0150.884
Age  blood pressure0.379
Age  obesity0.2810.005
Age  coronary risk0.1380.163
Age  visceral fat0.315
Age  waist circumference0.226

Types of effects in Model 4
Structural pathwaysThroughDirect effectIndirect effectTotal effect

Obesity  coronary riskBlood pressure (ASBP)0.2090.0140.0.223
Obesity  fasting blood sugarBlood pressure (ASBP)0.0150.0260.041
Blood pressure (ASBP)  fasting blood sugar0.121NA0.121
Obesity  coronary risk0.2090.0120.221
Blood pressure (ASBP)  PG0.146NA0.146
Blood pressure (ASBP)  coronary riskFasting blood sugar0.0680.0060.074
Age  coronary riskObesity0.1380.0590.196
Age  coronary riskBlood pressure0.1380.0260.164
Age  blood pressure0.379NA0.379
Age  obesity0.281NA0.281
Age  visceral fat0.315NA0.315
Age  waist circumference0.226NA0.226

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