Table 3.

Perceived threat (centered) as a mediator of the simple effects of symptom knowledge on adaptive and maladaptive coping responses under conditions of active detection

Outcome measuresPerceived threat
Symptom knowledge
Sobel's test
BSEPBSEPZP
Adaptive coping0.270.040.0000.060.030.0135.110.000
Maladaptive coping−0.260.050.000−0.050.030.088−4.390.000
  • NOTE: This table displays the nonstandardized regression coefficient (B), SE, and P for the effects of, respectively, perceived threat (centered) while controlling for symptom knowledge and symptom knowledge while controlling for perceived threat on the measures of adaptive coping and maladaptive coping. In addition, Sobel's Z-statistic (Z) and the P values are reported.