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Table 6 Predictors of stigma 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

VariablesStigma related barriers
UnivariateMultivariable
Beta95% CIP-valueBeta95% CIP-value
Age.17.01, .10.01.10−.02, .09.19
Area of growing
 Urban (Ref.) .42, .65< 0.01   
 Rural.13.00, .33.05.12−.02, .32.08
Level of study years
 First year.02−.32, .37.89.11−.25, .54.47
 Second year−.002−.36, .36.99.08−.26, .50.54
 Third Year.13−.18, .54.32.18−.11, .63.16
 Fourth Year.24.14, 1.01.01.24.14, 1.02.01
 Fifth Year (Ref.).19, .83< 0.01   
Family mental illness history
 No (Ref.).50, .67< 0.01   
 Yes.13.01, .57.05.09−.09, −.48.19
Substance use
 No (Ref.) .49, .67< 0.01   
 Yes.13.00, .49.05.07−.12, .39.31
R2 0.10
  1. Note. Reference category for multivariable: β: −.45; 95% CI = −1.72 to .83; p = 0.49. Ref. refers to reference category for univariate regression analysis and CI Confidence Interval for β