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Table 5 Test results of mediating effect

From: Association between falls in elderly and the number of chronic diseases and health-related behaviors based on CHARLS 2018: health status as a mediating variable

Mediation model Mediating effect estimation 95%Bootstrap Conf. interval
  Coef. Std.Err Lower limits Upper limits
CD-Depression-Fall 0.0089*** 0.0014 0.0062 0.0116
CD-Pain-Fall 0.0076*** 0.0012 0.0053 0.0099
CD-ADL-Fall 0.0073*** 0.0013 0.0047 0.0099
Sleeptime-Depression-Fall − 0.0085*** 0.0012 −0.0108 − 0.0061
Sleeptime -Pain-Fall −0.0036*** 0.0006 −0.0048 − 0.0025
Sleeptime-ADL-Fall − 0.0041*** 0.0007 −0.0055 − 0.0027
Drinking-Depression-Fall 0.0056** 0.0024 0.0010 0.0103
Drinking -Pain-Fall −0.0012 0.0021 −0.0053 0.0030
Drinking -ADL-Fall −0.0004 0.0027 − 0.0056 0.0048
Smoking-Depression-Fall −0.0018 0.0016 −0.0049 0.0013
Smoking -Pain-Fall −0.0012 0.0014 −0.0039 0.0015
Smoking -ADL-Fall 0.0007 0.0018 −0.0028 0.0042
Activity-Depression-Fall −0.0018 0.0014 −0.0045 0.0009
Activity -Pain-Fall −0.0058*** 0.0012 −0.0083 − 0.0034
Activity -ADL-Fall 0.0046*** 0.0017 0.0013 0.0080
  1. 1 *** p < 0.01, ** p < 0.05, p < 0.1; Bootstrap sampling number = 1000
  2. 2 CD Chronic Disease, ADL  Activity of Daily Living