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Table 5 Correlates of associate stigma among the studied participants at Assiut University Hospital, Egypt, 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 0.011 0.486 0.627 − 0.032–0.053
Caregiver gender (female) − 0.297 − 0.420 0.675 − 1.689–1.094
Caregiver marital status (single) 0.646 0.915 0.361 − 0.743–2.036
Caregiver occupation (does not work/housewife) 0.181 0.253 0.801 − 1.226–1.587
Caregiver residence (rural) − 0.039 − 0.067 0.947 − 1.186–1.108
Caregiver education (illiterate/read and write) − 0.221 − 0.442 0.659 − 1.202–0.761
Caregiver relation (parents) − 1.815 − 2.767 0.006a − 3.104–0.526
Age of patient − 0.028 − 1.179 0.239 − 0.074–0.018
Patient gender (female) − 0.154 − 0.370 0.711 − 0.969–0.662
Patient marital status (single) − 0.563 − 1.229 0.220 − 1.465–0.338
Aggressive behavior (yes) 1.332 2.806 0.005a 0.399–2.265
Suicide (yes) 0.531 0.925 0.356 − 0.598–1.661
Care first sought (traditional healer or non-psychiatrist ) 1.009 1.886 0.060 − 0.043–2.060
Inpatient admission (yes) 0.159 0.381 0.703 − 0.661–0.979
Duration of current illness 0.018 0.573 0.567 − 0.043–0.079
Diagnosis of mental illness (schizophrenia and other related psychotic disorders) − 0.086 − 0.215 0.830 -0.871–0.699
ATMI Scale − 0.158 − 3.107 0.002a − 0.258 to − 0.058
Affiliate stigma (CPMI-Stigma Scale) 0.431 14.508 < 0.001a 0.372–0.489
  1. Adjusted linear regression model; F = 21.980, p < 0.001, adjusted R2 = 0.471
  2. Reference groups: males, ever married, work, urban, educated at least primary education, other than parents, no injury, no suicide, psychiatrist, not inpatient admitted, other than schizophrenia
  3. aSignificant variable