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Table 4 Multivariate generalised regression model for parent mental health problems of autistic children

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 Depression Anxiety Sensitivity Somatization
OR p value OR p value OR p value OR p value
Gender of caregivers #1         
 Males 0.14 0.053 0.13 0.03* − 0.32 0.000* − 0.38 0.001*
 Age of Caregivers 0.14 0.057 0.25 0.000* − 0.14 0.08 − 0.25 0.04*
 Numbers of years of education − 0.006 0.92 0.05 0.33 − 0.02 0.71 − 0.01 0.88
 Work of Caregivers 0.13 0.03* − 0.02 0.69 0.003 0.96 0.15 0.14
Gender of child #2         
 Males 0.02 0.67 0.06 0.27 0.05 0.5 0.01 0.92
 The severity of the disease for child #3         
 Severe − 1.06 0.54 1.31 0.000* 1.37 0.001* 1.37 0.03*
 Duration of the disease for child − 0.24 0.05 − 0.03 0.79 0.35 0.008* − 0.01 0.88
 Depression −  −  − 2.04 0.68 2.49 0.000* 2.29 0.17
 Anxiety − 3.06 0.68    3.63 0.000* 3.96 0.000*
 Somatization 1.1 0.17 1.27 0.000* − 1.31 0.000*   
 Sensitivity 2.41 0.000* 2.42 0.000*    − 2.72 0.000*
Total score of associative stigma 1.15 0.12 − 1.009 0.92 1.23 0.02* 2.012 0.94
Total score of Burden Scale 1.49 0.000* 1.14 0.25 − 1.38 0.01* 1.05 0.83
Total score of quality of life − 0.17 0.07 − 0.19 0.02* 0.05 0.64 0.1 0.56
  1. Multivariate Linear Regression Model
  2. #1female was reference group
  3. #2female was reference group
  4. #3Moderate group was reference group
  5. *Significant P value < 0.05