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Table 3 Multivariate generalised regression model of Total score of Associative Stigma, Total score of Burden Scale, and Total score of quality of life among studied group

From: The possible relation between stigma, parent psychiatric symptoms, quality of life and the disease burden in families of children with autism spectrum disorder in Egypt: a multicentre study

Predictors Total score of Associative Stigma Total score of Burden Scale Total score of quality of life
OR p value OR p value OR p value
Gender of Caregivers #1       
 Males − 0.02 0.79 − 0.19 0.005* − 0.12 0.22
 Age of Caregivers − 0.02 0.79 0.03 0.61 0.23 0.01*
 Numbers of years of education − 0.03 0.62 0.06 0.27 0.08 0.27
 Work of Caregivers − 0.18 0.02* − 0.12 0.03* − 0.12 0.12
Gender of child#2       
 Males − 0.36 0.000* − 0.05 0.37 − 0.04 0.62
The severity of the disease for child#3       
 Severe 1.42 0.001* − 0.17 0.08
 Duration of the disease for child − 0.21 0.19 0.61 0.000* 0.18 0.27
 Depression 1.26 0.12 1.45 0.000* 1.30 0.07
 Anxiety − 2.02 0.92 2.16 0.25 − 0.41 0.02*
 Sensitivity 2.35 0.02* − 2.29 0.01* 3.073 0.64
 Somatization 0.008 0.94 0.01 0.83 0.061 0.56
Total score of Associative Stigma − 0.13 0.17 − 0.22 0.09
Total score of Burden Scale − 0.25 0.17 − 0.41 0.02*
Total score of quality of life − 0.23 0.09 − 0.22 0.02*
  1. Multivariate Linear Regression Model
  2. #1 female was reference group
  3. #2 female was reference group
  4. #3 Moderate group was reference group
  5. * Significant P value < 0.05