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Table 5 Predicted probability for each PEDS path from the multinomial logistic regression model.

From: Maternal mental health predicts risk of developmental problems at 3 years of age: follow up of a community based trial

Infant characteristics Environment Predicted Probability of Screening in Each PEDS Path
Gender Ear infections Household income Mother with a history of abuse, postpartum depression, and poor contentment during pregnancy Path A (high risk of developmental problems) Path B (moderate risk of developmental problems) Path C (elevated risk of behavioral and/or mental health problems) Path E (extremely low to no risk)
Male Ear infections Low income History 0.53 0.23 0.15 0.09
Male Ear infections High income None 0.11 0.32 0.22 0.35
Male Ear infections Low income None 0.19 0.32 0.21 0.28
Male None Low income None 0.12 0.32 0.22 0.33
Female None High income None 0.03 0.25 0.22 0.50
Female None High income History 0.12 0.33 0.27 0.28
Female Ear infections High income None 0.04 0.27 0.22 0.47
Female Ear infections Low None 0.08 0.28 0.23 0.41