Skip to main content

Table 4 Results of the latent state-trait (LST) analysis on maternal depression as measured in three occasions of measurement, that are at age 2, 5, 8 of the children)

From: The stable component of maternal depressive symptoms predicts offspring emotional and behavioral symptoms: a 9-years longitudinal study

LST models Model fit Latent variances LST coefficients
χ2 df p Trait Occasion Method Error Total Con OccSpe MetSpe Error Rel
No method no occasion factors (NMNO) 22.76 14 .06 1.32 .07 1.39 .95 .05 .95
No method factor (NM) 12.18 13 .51 1.32 .03 .06 1.41 .94 .02 .04 .96
With method factor (M-1) 12.00 12 .45 1.31 .03 .003 .06 1.41 .94 .02 .002 .04 .96
  1. N = 160
  2. Con consistency, OccSpe occasion specificity, MetSpe method specificity, Rel reliability corrected for the total test