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Table 6 Correlates of burden 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 − 0.079 − 1.958 0.051 − 0.158–0.000
Caregiver gender (female) − 3.638 − 2.772 0.006 − 6.218 to − 1.058
Caregiver marital status (single) 0.205 0.156 0.876 − 2.375–2.784
Caregiver occupation (does not work/housewife) 1.809 1.347 0.179 − 0.830–4.448
Caregiver residence (rural) − 0.282 − 0.261 0.794 − 2.411–1.847
Caregiver education (illiterate/read and write) 1.864 2.013 0.045a 0.043–3.685
Caregiver relation (parents) 1.419 1.157 0.248 − 0.992–3.830
Age of patient − 0.136 − 3.003 0.003a − 0.225 to − 0.047
Patient gender (female) 1.263 1.641 0.102 − 0.250–2.776
Patient marital status (Single) − 1.087 − 1.260 0.208 − 2.782–0.609
Patient income (no constant income) − 0.911 − 1.010 0.313 − 2.686–0.863
Aggressive behavior (yes) 0.301 0.339 0.734 − 1.444–2.047
Suicide (yes) 0.770 0.723 0.470 − 1.325–2.865
Care first sought (traditional healer or non-psychiatrist) 2.378 2.383 0.018a 0.416–4.341
Inpatient admission (yes) 0.382 0.494 0.622 − 1.137–1.900
Duration of current illness 0.104 1.801 0.072 − 0.010–0.217
Diagnosis of mental illness (schizophrenia and other related psychotic disorders) 0.272 0.368 0.713 − 1.183–1.727
ATMI Scale − 0.221 − 2.315 0.021a − 0.408 to − 0.033
Affiliate stigma (CPMI-Stigma Scale) 0.467 6.894 < 0.001a 0.334–0.601
Associate stigma (EMIC-Stigma Scale) 0.409 4.437 < 0.001a 0.228–0.590
  1. Adjusted linear regression model; F = 18.099, p < 0.001, adjusted R2 = 0.446
  2. Reference groups: males, ever married, work, urban, educated at least primary education, other than parents, constant income, no injury, no suicide, psychiatrist, not inpatient admitted, other than schizophrenia
  3. aSignificant variable