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Table 6 Results from mediation analysis

From: Impact of genital Chlamydia trachomatis infection on reproductive outcomes among infertile women undergoing tubal flushing: a retrospective cohort at a fertility centre in Uganda

Mediator variableIndirect effect (%) aMediator coefficientBiasBootstrap standard errorBias corrected 95% Confidence interval
Bilateral tubal blockage51.3 b; 46.7 c−0.113 b; −0.092 c0.007 b
0.005 c
0.026 b; 0.231 c[− 0.149, − 0.055] b
[− 0.125, − 0.049] c
Grade II and III tubal blockage57.3 b; 57 c−0.2 b; − 0.178 c0.008 b
0.005 c
0.086 b; 0.079 c[−0.368, − 0.057]b
[− 0.319, − 0.039] c
Uterine filling defects11.7 b; 12.6 c−0.026 b; − 0.025 c−0.003 b
− 0.002 c
0.018 b; 0.015 c[−0.069, − 0.003] b
[− 0.064, − 0.004] c
  1. aeffect of genital Chlamydia trachomatis infection on outcome that is indirect via the mediator variable.; bmediation on clinical pregnancy; cmediation on live birth