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Table 5 Association between clinical variables and level of self-stigma

From: Prevalence of self-stigma and its association with self-esteem among psychiatric patients in a Nepalese teaching hospital: a cross-sectional study

 N = 180
Clinical VariablesMinimal to Mild Self-stigma
n (%)
Moderate to Severe Self-stigma
n(%)
χ2 valueP-value
Presence of Comorbid Conditions
 Yes42(68.85)19(31.15)0.360.55
 No87(73.11)32(26.89)  
Family History of Mental Illness
 Yes33(73.33)12(26.67)0.080.77
 No96(71.11)39(28.89)  
Hospital admission due to mental illness
 Yes34(59.65)23(40.35)5.930.01
 No95(77.24)28(22.76)  
Diagnostic category
 Schizophrenia, schizotypal & delusional disorders18(64.29)10(35.71)8.570.01
 Mood disorders50(63.29)29(36.71)  
 Neurotic, stress-related & somatoform disorders, Disorders of adult personality & behavior61(83.56)12(16.44)