Paper Title
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