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Table 6 The association between a mother's stress/coping behaviors and her child's disease severity in the subsequent year, stratified by age

From: The parenting attitudes and the stress of mothers predict the asthmatic severity of their children: a prospective study

The SI scale Age < 7 years* (N = 121) Age 7+ years* (N = 102)
  β P β P
Low sense of control .164 .05 -.039 .66
Object dependence of loss .062 .46 .042 .64
Object dependence of happiness .130 .12 -.136 .13
Object dependence of anger .253 .002 .137 .13
Annoying barrier .321 <.001 .027 .77
Object dependence of ambivalence .140 .10 -.101 .26
Disclosure of negative experiences -.174 .034 -.046 .61
Unfulfilled needs for acceptance .225 .006 .043 .63
Altruism .270 <.001 .079 .38
Egoism -.088 .30 -.198 .027
Rationalizing conflicts/frustrations .070 .40 -.009 .92
Lack of emotional experiences -.027 .74 -.101 .27
  1. SI: Stress Inventory. β: standardized partial correlation coefficient. *Adjusted for serum Ig E at baseline and severity at baseline.