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Table 5 Effect estimates of life satisfaction, health, social support and Beck Depression Inventory compared to reasonable, clinically significant target levels

From: A randomized controlled trial of a senior centre group programme for increasing social support and preventing depression in elderly people living at home in Norway

  Effect estimate absolute SE 95% CI Target level
  Mean    Modest Optimistic
Life satisfaction 0.17 0.16 −0.15, +0.49 0.27 0.40
Health −0.05 0.14 −0.33, +0.23 0.20 0.30
Social support 0.17 0.32 −0.47, +0.81 0.67 1.00
BDI 0.18 1.12 −2.06, +2.42 2.00 3.00