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Table 4 Analysis of Mediator Effect for Muscle Function (SPPB)

From: Self-management processes, sedentary behavior, physical activity and dietary self-management behaviors: impact on muscle outcomes in continuing care retirement community residents

  Mediator
% Sedentary MPA
Direct Effect Measure EST 95% CI P EST 95% CI P
Self-Efficacy ACME 0.001 (0.00, 0.00) <.0001 0.001 (0.00, 0.00) 0.02
ADE 0.004 (0.00, 0.01) <.0001 0.004 (0.00, 0.01) <.0001
Total Effect 0.005 (0.00, 0.01) <.0001 0.005 (0.00, 0.01) <.0001
Proportion Mediated 0.176 (0.04, 0.33) <.0001 0.222 (0.07, 0.45) 0.02
  1. ACME Average causal mediation effect, ADE Average direct effect