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Table 4 Multiple linear regression model to determine the factors associated with TB-related stigma

From: Tuberculosis-related stigma and its determinants in Dalian, Northeast China: a cross-sectional study

Variables Estimate 95% CI SE t P
Lower Upper
Sex (Ref: Male)
 Female 1.19 0.38 2.01 0.42 2.88 0.004
Unemployment (Ref: Yes)
 No −0.26 −1.11 0.59 0.43 −0.59 0.553
Family size (Ref: ≥3)
 1 0.04 −1.61 1.69 0.84 0.05 0.961
 2 0.37 −0.62 1.36 0.50 0.73 0.465
Self-assessed severity (Ref: Mild)
 Severe 1.36 0.03 2.70 0.68 2.01 0.045
 Moderate 1.08 0.12 2.03 0.49 2.22 0.027
Self-assessed cure confidence (Ref: No/minor)
 Strong −0.58 −2.14 0.97 0.79 −0.74 0.461
 Moderate −0.29 −2.00 1.43 0.87 −0.33 0.743
Self-assessed health status (Ref: Poor)
 Good −0.73 −2.19 0.73 0.75 −0.98 0.327
 Moderate 0.02 −1.37 1.41 0.71 0.02 0.982
Anxiety 0.38 0.30 0.46 0.04 9.25 < 0.001
Social support −0.25 − 0.33 − 0.17 0.04 − 6.34 < 0.001
Doctor-patient communication −0.14 − 0.29 − 0.00 0.07 − 1.98 0.048
Constant 16.36 12.81 19.91 1.81 9.05 < 0.001
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