Table 4

Fit statistics, parameter estimates, and estimated SEs for random graph models investigating association between family functioning constructs and discussing genetic counseling and testing in five HNPCC-carrier families, 1999–2000

Family functioning constructBivariate conditional G2 (MAR)aParameter estimate (SE)Bivariate conditional G2 (MAR)bParameter estimate (SE)
Communication
 (+)55.95c (0.318)1.488 (0.211)33.87c (0.290)1.241 (0.222)
 (−)0.043 (0.343)1.13 (0.305)
Cohesion
 (+)109.51c (0.289)1.988 (0.203)73.70c (0.270)1.746 (0.212)
 (−)2.71 (0.342)2.20 (0.304)
Affective involvement
 (+)94.37c (0.296)1.866 (0.206)60.25c (0.276)1.607 (0.216)
 (−)8.38d (0.339)0.697 (0.240)0.31 (0.305)
Leadership
 (+)101.92c (0.292)2.011 (0.213)62.57c (0.276)1.688 (0.223)
 (−)3.82 (0.342)0.14 (0.305)
Lack of conflict
 (+)59.25c (0.313)1.665 (0.224)39.99c (0.285)1.448 (0.234)
 (−)4.59 (0.341)0.47 (0.305)
  • a Analysis controlled for Markov dependence and mutation status of the respondent and alter.

  • b Analysis controlled for Markov dependence, mutation status of the respondent and alter, FDR relationship, and spousal relationship.

  • c p < 0.001 (based on a χ2, degree of freedom = 1).

  • d p < 0.005 (based on a χ2, degree of freedom = 1).