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Table 5 Factors associated with perceived stigma among caregivers of people with SMI attending at Felege-Hiwot Referral Hospital, Bahir Dar, northwest Ethiopia, July, 2016 (n = 478)

From: Perceived stigma among non-professional caregivers of people with severe mental illness, Bahir Dar, northwest Ethiopia

Explanatory variables Category Perceived stigma COR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI)
Yes No
Sex Male 199 35 1.0 1.0
Female 228 16 2.51 (1.35, 4.67) 3.03 (1.29, 7.11)a
Residency Urban 187 29 1.0 1.0
Rural 240 22 1.70 (0.94, 3.304) 2.80 (1.20, 6.54)a
Social support Poor 244 16 5.59 (2.77, 11.30) 5.06 (1.96, 13.13)a
Moderate 123 13 3.47 (1.64, 7.36) 2.43 (0.91, 6.45)
Strong 60 22 1.0 1.0
Age onset of illness (years) ≤ 20 254 8 1.0 1.0
21–39 100 35 0.09 (0.04, 0.20) 0.47 (0.75, 8.12)
≥ 40 73 8 0.29 (0.10, 0.79) 0.40 (0.14, 1.13)
Duration of treatment (years) < 1 191 14 1.0 1.0
2–5 159 19 0.61 (0.30, 1.26) 0.22 (0.64, 16.22)
6–10 64 11 0.43 (0.18, 0.99) 0.14 (0.62, 15.85)
≥ 11 13 7 0.14 (0.05, 0.40) 0.12 (0.39, 11.64)
Marital status Currently not married 350 24 5.11 (2.80, 9.34) 3.20 (1.48, 6.91)a
Currently married 77 27 1.0 1.0
Educational level Unable to read and write 102 19 0.46 (0.21, 0.99) 1.00 (0.35, 2.86)
Primary 106 9 1.01 (.41, 0.2.48) 1.45 (0.49, 4.26)
Secondary 79 11 0.62 (0.26, 1.46) 0.74 (0.26, 2.06)
Diploma and above 140 12 1.0 1.0
History of admission No 146 25 1.0 1.0
Yes 281 26 1.85 (1.03, 3.32) 0.23 (0.10, 0.51)a
Duration of care for the patient 6 moths–19 years 149 32 1.0 1.0
20–39 years 227 11 4.43 (2.17, 9.10) 4.92 (1.30, 18.67)a
≥ 40 years 51 8 1.37 (0.060, 3.16) 3.80 (1.20, 11.98)a
  1. COR crude odds ratio, AOR adjusted odds ratio
  2. aStatistically significant at p value < 0.05