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Table 3 Univariate associations with stigma

From: Predictors of weight stigma experienced by middle-older aged, general-practice patients with obesity in disadvantaged areas of Australia: a cross-sectional study

Patient variable No Stigma % Stigma % ChiSq DF p
Obesity Category 1 54 28 10.382 1 .001 a
Obesity Category 2 33 36    
Obesity Category 3 13 36    
Sex = Male 35 34 0.007 1 .993
Non-English Language 23 50 9.052 1 .003
Not working 39 79 16.670 1 .000
Highest qualification = School 46 50 0.145 1 .703
Age group = 57–70 years 48 45 0.079 1 .779
Patient health literacy No Stigma (Mean) Stigma (Mean) t df p
1. HPS 3.2 3.1 −1.164 114 .247
2. HSI 3.0 2.6 −3.967 114 .000
3. AMH 2.7 2.5 −2.429 114 .017
4. SS 3.1 2.8 −2.788 115 .006
5. CA 2.8 2.6 −1.295 114 .198
6. AE 4.2 3.7 −3.910 114 .000
7. NHS 3.9 3.3 −3.867 114 .000
8. FHI 3.8 3.3 −2.975 113 .004
9. UHI 4.0 3.6 −3.011 115 .003
Practice variable No Stigma % Stigma % ChiSq DF p
City = Sydney 54 66 1.5 1 .218
Practice size = 1–3 GPs 45 40 .318 1 .573
  1. All p values for Pearson’s chi-square except a (a = chi-square for linear-by-linear association). Note: Significant associations are given in italics