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Table 5 Predictors of instrumental related barriers to receiving professional mental health care in univariate and multivariable linear regression (n = 239)

From: Mental distress, perceived need, and barriers to receive professional mental health care among university students in Ethiopia

VariablesInstrumental related barriers
UnivariateMultivariable
Beta95% CIP-valueBeta95% CIP-value
Sex
 Male (Ref.).77, .92< 0.01   
 Female−.15−.24, −.02.02−.10−.20, .02.12
Age.19.02, .07.004.13−.01, .07.09
Area of growing
 Urban (Ref.) .64, .78< 0.01 . 
 Rural.18.04, .26.01.16.03, .25.01
Level of study years
 First year.11−.13, .34.39.23−.05, .47.11
 Second year.14−.10, .39.25.27.02, .52.03
 Third Year.14−.10, .37.27.23−.02, .47.07
 Fourth Year.28.17, .76.002.29.19, .77.001
 Fifth Year (Ref.) .42, .86< 0.01   
Family mental illness history
 No (Ref.) .70, .82< 0.01   
 Yes.16.05, .43.01.09−.05, .32.15
Substance use
 No (Ref.) .70, .82< 0.01   
 Yes.15.03, .36.02.09−.05, .28.17
R2 0.14
  1. Note. Reference category for multivariable: β = −.16; 95% CI = −1.02, 0.70 p = .72. Ref. refers to reference category for univariate regression analysis and CI Confidence Interval for β