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Table 2 Unstandardized coefficients of baseline models, main effect models, and moderation models

From: Culturally relevant stressors as moderators of intergenerational transmission of mother-adolescent executive function in Mexican immigrant families

  Model 1: Baseline model Model 2: Main effect model Model 3: Moderation model
b SE p b SE p b SE p
Working memory model: adolescent digit span ON
Mother digit span 0.18 0.08 .03 0.18 0.08 .03 0.18 0.08 .03
Mother foreigner stress  − 0.159 0.10 .10  − 0.16 0.09 .09
Mother economic stress 0.70 0.41 .09  − 0.51 0.39 .19
Mother digit span × FS  − 0.27 0.11 .01
Mother digit span × ES 0.65 0.46 .15
R-Square 0.11 0.05 .00 0.06 0.03 .06 0.20 0.06 .001
Chi-square test χ2(3) = 0.24, p = .97 χ2(9) = 6.72, p = .67
CFI 1.00 1.00
RMSEA [90% CI] - .00 [90% CI: 0.00, 0.00] .00 [90% CI: 0.00, 0.07]
Shifting model: adolescent reaction time of switch cost ON
Mother RT in switch cost 0.08 0.06 .16 0.08 0.06 .17 0.05 0.06 .44
Mother foreigner stress  − 18.58 15.56 .23  − 21.41 15.64 .17
Mother economic stress  − 27.44 74.20 .71  − 30.96 71.90 .67
Mother RT in switch cost × FS 12.97 6.44 .04
Mother RT in switch cost × ES 32.85 28.07 .24
R-Square 0.06 0.03 .09 0.06 0.03 .06 0.08 0.04 .03
Chi-square test χ2(3) = 1.07, p = .78 χ2(9) = 10.28, p = .33
CFI 1.000 0.96
RMSEA [90% CI] .00 [90% CI: 0.00, 0.08] .03 [90% CI: 0.00, 0.09]
Inhibitory control model: adolescent reaction time of Simon effect ON
Mother RT in Simon effect  − 0.03 0.06 .65  − 0.04 0.06 .51  − 0.04 0.06 .56
Mother foreigner stress  − 4.12 3.33 .22  − 4.48 3.40 .19
Mother economic stress 38.71 18.00 .03 40.54 18.02 .02
Mother RT in Simon effect × FS 0.10 0.07 .18
Mother RT in Simon effect × ES 0.12 0.33 .73
R-Square 0.03 0.03 .25 0.07 0.04 .10 0.08 0.05 .09
Chi-square test χ2(3) = 1.57, p = .67 χ2(9) = 4.31, p = .89
CFI 1.00 1.00
RMSEA [90% CI] .00 [90% CI: 0.00, 0.10] .00 [90% CI: 0.00, 0.04]
  1. All models controlled for six covariates, including mothers’ highest education level, adolescents’ age, gender, nativity, Spanish proficiency, and English proficiency. All significant results are bolded. FS, foreigner stress; ES, Economic stress