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Table 3 Hierarchical regression models presenting predictors of Stigma in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) patients

From: Determinants of stigma in a cohort of hellenic patients suffering from multiple sclerosis: a cross-sectional study

  B (SE) Standardized beta p value Model summary
SSCI-T     
 Constant 26.99 (2.17)   <0.0001 F (4,304) = 26.33,
Working (Ref.: Not working) −3.92 (1.79) −0.11 0.029 P <0.001
Caregiver (Ref.: No) 2.75 (1.46) 0.1 0.06 Adjusted R square = 24.8 %
 Presence of Mental Disorder (Ref: No) 5.87 (1.43) 0.2 <0.0001
EDSS 3.42 (0.41) 0.42 <0.0001
SSCI-I     
Constant 16.6 (1.6)   <0.0001 F (5,303) = 18.86,
Working (Ref.: Not working) −2.59 (1.25) −0.10 0.04 P <0.001
Caregiver (Ref.: No) 2.13 (1.02) 0.11 0.038 Adjusted R square = 22.5 %
 Presence of Mental Disorder (Ref: No) 4.23 (1.0) 0.23 <0.0001
Type of MS (Ref.: RRMS) 2.97 (1.61) 0.14 0.065
EDSS 1.54 (0.43) 0.28 0.001
SSCI-E     
Constant 10.77 (0.7)   <0.0001 F (2,308) = 34.1,
 Presence of Mental Disorder (Ref: No) 1.53 (0.6) 0.13 0.011 P <0.001
EDSS 1.3 (0.17) 0.4 <0.0001 Adjusted R square = 17.6 %
  1. SSCI-T, -I, -E S stigma scale for chronic illness total, internalized, externalized, SE standard error, EDSS expanded disability status scale
  2. P values in bold when statistical significance was reached (p < 0.05)