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Table 4 Multiple regression model predicting depressive symptoms

From: Giving social support to outside family may be a desirable buffer against depressive symptoms in community-dwelling older adults: Japan gerontological evaluation study

Marital status Married Single
Gender Men (n=10,673) Women (n=7,552) Men (n=1,196) Women (n=5,211)
  B p 95 % CI B p 95 % CI B p 95 % CI B p 95 % CI
Social supports
Receiving emotional support
 from partner -.041 ** −0.43 ; −0.10 -.068 *** −0.55 ; −0.21       
 from children .045 *** 0.12 ; 0.41 .018   −0.06 ; 0.24 .028   −0.27 ; 0.60 -.028   −0.35 ; 0.04
 from outside family -.014   −0.24 ; 0.07 .014   −0.09 ; 0.23 -.006   −0.51 ; 0.44 .028   −0.05 ; 0.35
Giving emotional support
 to partner -.038 ** −0.39 ; −0.09 -.033 * −0.33 ; −0.03       
 to children -.040 ** −0.36 ; −0.08 .005   −0.13 ; 0.18 -.023   −0.57 ; 0.30 -.043 * −0.42 ; −0.05
 to outside family -.074 *** −0.57 ; −0.27 -.093 *** −0.65 ; −0.32 -.112 ** −1.14 ; −0.21 -.119 *** −0.86 ; −0.45
Receiving instrumental support
 from partner -.024 * −0.47 ; −0.02 -.058 *** −0.54 ; −0.19       
 from children -.041 ** −0.36 ; −0.09 -.044 ** −0.38 ; −0.08 -.129 *** −1.29 ; −0.39 -.037 * −0.49 ; −0.03
 from outside family .030 ** 0.15 ; 0.84 -.015   −0.42 ; 0.11 .040   −0.31 ; 1.07 -.015   −0.39 ; 0.15
Giving instrumental support
 to partner -.051 *** −0.76 ; −0.32 -.040 ** −0.57 ; −0.13       
 to children -.011   −0.19 ; 0.07 -.031 * −0.31 ; −0.01 -.077 * −0.83 ; −0.06 -.096 *** −0.74 ; −0.37
 to outside family -.033 ** −0.53 ; −0.10 -.020 .141 −0.33 ; 0.05 -.030   −0.85 ; 0.36 -.075 *** −0.73 ; −0.27
  1. B: standardized beta, p : * < .05, ** < .005, *** .0005
  2. Model was controlling for age, comorbidity of serious diseases, living status, equivalent income, years of schooling