Table 4

Results of stepwise linear regression on ‘irritability’ with categorical predictors

ResponsePredictor(s)βTP value
IrritabilityGender: Male−0.46−3.39<0.01
Base level: gender=other;
Age=35 or over;
Financial status=no change;
Gender: Female−0.41−3.10<0.01
Age: 18–240.324.74<0.01
Age: 25–340.273.89<0.01
Financial Status: a lot more stressful0.397.92<0.01
Financial Status: somehow more stressful0.142.81<0.01
Financial Status: somehow less stressful−0.01−0.080.94
Financial Status: a lot less stressful0.0040.030.97