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Table 5 Regression results for the mediating effect of self-efficacy and academic engagement

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

  Employability
Model 1 Model 2 Model 3 Model 4
Step 1
 Gender 0.128** 0.151*** 0.121** 0.125***
 Age 0.113* 0.102* 0.081 0.071
 Educational status 0.070 0.061 0.024 0.031
 School category 0.004 0.019 0.025 0.021
 Study degree 0.126 0.144** 0.137 0.094*
 Studying time 0.004 0.011 0.011 0.007
Step 2
 Servant supervision   0.269*** 0.183*** 0.090*
Step 3
 Self-efficacy    0.332*** 0.229***
 Academic engagement     0.349***
R2 0.071 0.143 0.243 0.338
 ΔR2 0.071 0.072 0.161 0.167
  1. Notes. N = 598. * p < 0.05, ** p < 0.01, *** p < 0.001