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Table 6 Prediction of paternal stress in foster and biological families by CBCL scores (externalizing and internalizing) and perceived social support

From: Children’s mental health problems and their relation to parental stress in foster mothers and fathers

  B SE B β p Δr 2 Significance of Δr 2
Foster families—paternal stress
 Step 1—predictors      .139 .009
  CBCL externalizing score .364 .129 .428 .007   
  CBCL internalizing score −.079 .120 −.100 .514   
 Step 2—predictors      .046 .188
  CBCL externalizing score .331 .129 .390 .013   
  CBCL internalizing score −.082 .118 −.104 .492   
  Social support—general −.037 .115 −.038 .748   
  Social support—partner −.295 .163 −.212 .075   
Biological families—paternal stress
 Step 1—predictors      .167 <.001
  CBCL externalizing score .600 .141 .469 <.001   
  CBCL internalizing score −.186 .159 −.129 .244   
 Step 2—predictors      .122 <.001
  CBCL externalizing score .491 .135 .384 <.001   
  CBCL internalizing score −.228 .151 −.158 .132   
  Social support—general .086 .090 .083 .342   
  Social support—partner −.333 .080 −.369 <.001   
  1. n = 65 in foster families and n = 105 in biological families