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Table 6 Factors associated with caregiver burden

From: Factors associated with the burden of family caregivers of patients with mental disorders: a cross-sectional study

Variables βa 95% CIb p
Age (years)
 ≤ 40 Ref.c   
 41–60 3.33 −0.81; 7.47 0.115
 > 60 4.55 0.11; 8.99 0.044
Depression (self-report)
 No Ref.c   
 Yes 15.14 8.52; 21.75 < 0.001
Receiving help with care
 Yes Ref.c   
 No 4.69 1.55; 7.83 0.004
Another family member needing care
 No Ref.c   
 Yes 3.28 0.04; 6.33 0.047
Patient crisis
 No Ref.c   
 Yes 6.80 3.24; 10.35 < 0.001
Contact days per week 1.70 0.68; 2.73 0.001
  1. aRegression coefficient
  2. b95.0% Confidence interval
  3. cReference category
  4. R 2: 0.274
  5. Adjusted R 2: 0.233
  6. VIF Mean: 1.48
  7. Breusch-Pagan, Cook-Weisberg test: x 2: 1.02; p = 0.311
  8. Skewness x 2: 21.99; p = 0.108
  9. Kurtosis: x 2: 1.29; p = 0.256
  10. Ramsey test: F (2262) = 0.64; p = 0.589