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Table 4 Correlates of affiliate stigma among the studied participants at Assiut University Hospital, 2017

From: Stigma and burden of mental illness and their correlates among family caregivers of mentally ill patients

Variables Regression coefficient t value p value 95% CI
Age of the caregiver 0.013 0.452 0.651 − 0.045–0.071
Caregiver gender (female) 1.527 1.595 0.112 − 0.355–3.410
Caregiver marital status (single) − 0.152 − 0.159 0.874 − 2.040–1.735
Caregiver occupation (does not work/housewife) 0.829 0.854 0.393 − 1.078–2.736
Caregiver residence (rural) 0.562 0.711 0.478 − 0.993–2.118
Caregiver education (illiterate/read and write) 0.470 0.694 0.488 − 0.862−1.801
Caregiver relation (parents) 4.529 5.208 < 0.001a 2.820–6.239
Age of patient − 0.004 − 0.120 0.904 − 0.066–0.059
Patient gender (female) − 0.310 − 0.550 0.583 − 1.416–0.797
Patient marital status (single) 0.748 1.202 0.230 − 0.475–1.972
Aggressive behavior (yes) 1.343 2.077 0.038a 0.072–2.615
Suicide (yes) − 1.160 − 1.491 0.137 − 2.690–0.370
Care first sought (traditional healer or non-psychiatrist) − 0.050 − 0.068 0.946 − 1.483–1.384
Inpatient admission (yes) − 0.932 − 1.653 0.099 − 2.041–0.176
Duration of current illness 0.028 0.656 0.512 − 0.055–0.111
Diagnosis of mental illness (schizophrenia and other related psychotic disorders) 1.027 1.903 0.058 − 0.034–2.087
Associate stigma (EMIC-Stigma Scale) 0.793 14.508 < 0.001a 0.685–0.900
ATMI Scale − 0.120 − 1.726 0.085 − 0.257–0.017
  1. Adjusted linear regression model; F = 29.961, p < 0.001, adjusted R2 = 0.551
  2. Reference groups: males, ever married, work, urban residence, educated at least primary education, other than parents, no injury, no suicide, psychiatrist, not inpatient admitted, other than schizophrenia
  3. aSignificant variable