The Mediation Analysis With the Sobel Test and the Percentile Bootstrap
Mediation analysis investigates the relationship between an independent and dependent variables. It is need to
determine whether or not mediator(s) are present when looking at the relationship between the variables. This study examines
300 observations belonging to adult people living in Istanbul. The aim of this study is to investigate the relationship between
age and systolic blood pressure and to present the effect of the frequency of using alcohol on the systolic blood pressure. The
Sobel first-order test and percentile bootstrap used to show if the mediated effect exits.
Indexterms- Mediated effect, Sobel, percentile bootstrap