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Table 5 Interaction of CBCL externalizing symptoms and maternal depression, adjusted for child’s age, age at arrival to Finland and mother’s SE

From: The effects of maternal depression on their perception of emotional and behavioral problems of their internationally adopted children

Predictors CBCL internal (child) CBCL external (child) CBCL total (child)
Beta 95% CI p Beta 95% CI p Beta 95% CI p
Boys          
 Depression (mother) − 0.11 − 0.33 to 0.10 0.363 − 0.26 − 0.42 to − 0.09 0.002 − 0.22 − 0.41 to − 0.03 0.043
 CBCL external (parent) 0.40 0.20 to 0.60  < 0.001 0.72 0.57 to 0.87  < 0.001 0.53 0.34 to 0.71  < 0.001
 Depression (mother) × CBCL external (parent) − 0.06 − 0.27 to 0.16 0.614 0.05 − 0.12 to 0.21 0.565 − 0.07 − 0.27 to 0.13 0.486
 Observations 98 98 98
 R2/R2 adjusted 0.199/0.127 0.539/0.498 0.344/0.285
Girls          
 Depression (mother) − 0.08 − 0.27 to 0.11 0.187 − 0.12 − 0.29 to 0.06 0.073 − 0.10 − 0.28 to 0.08 0.076
 CBCL external (parent) 0.05 − 0.13 to 0.23 0.498 0.28 0.11 to 0.45 0.001 0.13 − 0.04 to 0.31 0.107
 Depression (mother) × CBCL external (parent) − 0.28 − 0.52 to − 0.03 0.028 − 0.28 − 0.51 to − 0.05 0.017 − 0.34 − 0.58 to − 0.11 0.005
 Observations 124 124 124
 R2/R2 adjusted 0.087/0.024 0.188/0.131 0.156/0.097
  1. Figures are standardized regression coefficients (Beta) and 95% confidence intervals (CI) and coefficients of determination (R2)