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Table 3 Summary of mediation effects of psychosocial factors between perceived stigma and suicidal ideation

From: Psychosocial mediators of perceived stigma and suicidal ideation among transgender women

Mediator path a, SE, 95% CI path b, SE, 95% CI path c’, SE, 95% CI path ab, SE, 95% CI
Psychosocial impact of gender minority status 0.38*, 0.15, 0.08–0.68 1.19*, 0.33, 0.53–1.85 0.12, 0.45, −0.75 – 1.00. 0.46*, 0.26, 0.12–1.11
Anxiety 0.36, 0.18, − 0.005 – 0.72 0.48*, 0.23, 0.02–0.93 0.42, 0.41, − 0.38 – 1.23 0.17, 0.16, − 0.02 – 0.60
Depression 0.17, 0.14, − 0.11 – 0.45 0.40, 0.28, − 0.16 – 0.96 0.55, 0.40, − 0.24 – 1.34 0.06, 0.09, − 0.11 – 0.28
Excessive drinking −0.04, 0.06, − 0.15 – 0.07 0.84, 0.60, − 0.33 – 2.01 0.62, 0.40, − 0.16 – 1.40 −0.03, 0.08, − 0.33 – 0.06
Injection drug use − 0.02, 0.05, − 0.11 – 0.07 0.30, 0.72, −1.11 – 1.71 0.57, 0.39, − 0.19 – 1.33 −0.006, 0.18, − 0.25 – 0.09
Non-injection drug use 0.05, 0.07, − 0.09 – 0.19 − 1.01, 0.55, −2.09 – 0.07 0.81, 0.42, − 0.01 – 1.63 −0.05, 0.09, − 0.36 – 0.06
  1. Models were adjusted for age, homelessness, education, and race. All effects are on a log-odds metric,
  2. *p < 0.05, SE Standard Error, CI Confidence intervals
  3. path a - Effects of perceived stigma on psychosocial factors,
  4. path b - Effects of psychosocial factor on suicidal ideation,
  5. path c’ - Direct effects of perceived stigma on suicidal ideation
  6. path ab - Indirect effects of perceived stigma on suicidal ideation