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Table 6 Coefficients of measurement model and structural model among PLWH (n = 411)

From: A structural equation model of perceived and internalized stigma, depression, and suicidal status among people living with HIV/AIDS

Factor loadings Estimate Std. Estimate 95%CI SE P-value
Depression
 Depressed affect 1.00 0.91
 Positive affecta − 0.69 −0.46 − 0.86~ − 0.51 0.09 < 0.01**
 Somatic and retarded activity 0.80 0.78 0.70~ 0.90 0.05 < 0.01**
 Interpersonal problems 0.69 0.66 0.60~ 0.79 0.05 < 0.01**
PIS
 Internalized stigma 1.00 0.92
 Perceived stigma 0.63 0.56 0.51~ 0.75 0.06 < 0.01**
Pathway effect Estimate Std. Estimate 95%CI SE P-value
Total effect 0.61 0.45 0.45~ 0.78 0.09 < 0.01**
Direct effect
 PIS → Suicidal status 0.29 0.21 0.06~ 0.52 0.12 0.01*
Indirect effect
 PIS → Depression→Suicidal status 0.32 0.24 0.20~ 0.45 0.07 < 0.01**
  1. n Sample size, PIS Perceived and internalized stigma, Std. Estimate Standardized estimate; CI Confidence interval, SE Standard error
  2. *: p < 0.05; **: p < 0.01
  3. areverse-coded