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Table 4 Regression results for the mediating effect of academic engagement

From: How does the servant supervisor influence the employability of postgraduates? Exploring the mechanisms of self-efficacy and academic engagement

  Academic engagement Employability
Model 1 Model 2 Model 3 Model 4 Model 5 Model 6
Step 1
 Gender 0.013 0.016 0.128** 0.151*** 0.134***  0.144***
 Age 0.061 0.046 0.113* 0.102* 0.085* 0.082
 Educational status 0.023 0.012 0.070 0.061 0.059 0.056
 School category 0.014 0.005 0.004 0.019 0.011 0.017
 Study degree 0.105 0.129** 0.126** 0.144** 0.077 0.090
 Studying time 0.008 0.012 0.004 0.011 0.001 0.006
Step 2
 Servant supervision   0.345***   0.269***   0.124***
Step 3
 Academic engagement      0.464*** 0.420***
R2 0.023 0.140 0.071 0.143 0.281 0.295
 ΔR2 0.023 0.117 0.071 0.072 0.014 0.281
  1. Notes. N = 598. * p < 0.05, ** p < 0.01, *** p < 0.001