Table 2

National adult sample (Sample 1): Hierarchical linear regression analyses (unstandardised regression coefficients) for variables predicting personal and perceived stigma and social distance

Depression Stigma Scale (DSS)

Social Distance Scale



Personal Stigma

Perceived stigma




Step 1

Step 2

Step 1

Step 2

Step 1

Step 2







B

p

B

p

B

p

B

p

B

p

B

p


Sociodemographic characteristics

Age#

0.35

0.0001***

0.23

0.006**

-0.15

0.003**

-0.13

0.01**

0.04

0.0001***

0.03

0.0001***

Male sex

1.64

0.0001***

0.85

0.006**

-0.61

0.08

-0.40

0.26

0.13

0.001**

0.08

0.043*

Education

-2.37

0.0001***

-1.50

0.0001***

0.02

0.96

0.33

0.44

-0.09

0.053

-0.04

0.42

Born overseas

0.90

0.017*

0.43

0.22

0.17

0.68

0.21

0.60

0.01

0.86

-0.03

0.56

Remoteness

-0.44

0.22

-0.23

0.48

-0.37

0.33

-0.40

0.29

-0.04

0.28

0.03

0.41

Other

Aware of national depression initiative

-1.34

0.0001***

0.25

0.54

-0.07

0.10

History of depression

-0.96

0.005**

-1.12

0.004**

-0.11

0.008**

Service/treatment provider

-1.59

0.0001***

0.55

0.19

-0.07

0.12

Family member/friend with depression

-2.15

0.0001***

1.03

0.009**

-0.13

0.002**

Recognition of disorder

-1.46

0.0001***

0.40

0.29

-0.13

0.001**


R2 (R2 adjusted)

0.133 (0.128)

0.256 (0.249)

0.013 (0.008)

0.030 (0.020)

0.076 (0.071)

0.125 (0.116)

R2 change

0.133

0.123

0.013

0.017

0.076

0.049

F change

29.33

31.55

2.59

3.30

15.74

10.65

Sig F change

0.0001***

0.0001***

0.025

0.006**

0.0001***

0.0001***


* p ≤ 0.05 **p ≤ 0.01 ***p ≤ 0.001. #12 category

Griffiths et al. BMC Psychiatry 2008 8:25   doi:10.1186/1471-244X-8-25

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