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Table 6 Multivariable analysis: linear regression taking the couple satisfaction index as the dependent variable

From: Couple’s Satisfaction among Lebanese adults: validation of the Toronto Alexithymia Scale and Couple Satisfaction Index-4 scales, association with attachment styles and mediating role of alexithymia

Variable Unstandardized beta Standardized beta p 95% confidence interval
Marital status (married vs single*) 3.59 0.29 < 0.001 2.38 to 4.81
Education level (university vs secondary or less*) 0.23 0.02 0.699 − 0.95 to 1.42
Age − 0.12 − 0.28 < 0.001 − 0.16 to − 0.07
Household crowding index − 1.29 − 0.22 < 0.001 − 1.79 to − 0.79
Alexithymia − 0.09 − 0.16 0.001 − 0.15 to − 0.04
Depression − 0.05 − 0.12 0.009 − 0.09 to − 0.01
Secure attachment style 0.47 0.16 0.002 0.17 to 0.78
Preoccupied attachment style − 0.27 − 0.09 0.137 − 0.62 to 0.09
Fearful attachment style 0.27 0.08 0.139 − 0.09 to 0.62
Dismissing attachment style − 0.21 − 0.06 0.221 − 0.56 to 0.13
  1. *Reference group