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Table 4 Predictors of general mental health problems in formal and informal caregivers

From: Predictors of mental health problems in formal and informal caregivers of patients with Alzheimer’s disease

Predictors β t R2 F
Informal caregivers
 GSES Self-efficacy −0.36 −2.71** 0.12 7.35**
 SCQ Comprehensibility −0.20 −1.31
 SCQ Manageability −0.15 −0.89
Formal caregivers
 SCQ Meaningfulness −0.38 −2.76** 0.34 13.70***
 SSQ Tangible support −0.31 −2.27*
 SCQ Comprehensibility −0.13 −0.48
 SCQ Manageability −0.02 −0.06
 SSQ Emotional support 0.11 0.51
 SSQ Social integration 0.18 0.65
 GSES Self-efficacy 0.12 0.73
  1. Note. For informal caregivers, the following variables were excluded from the statistical model: SCQ Comprehensibility and SCQ Manageability. For formal caregivers, the following variables were excluded from the statistical model: SCQ Comprehensibility, SCQ Manageability, SSQ Emotional support, SSQ Social integration, and GSES Self-efficacy
  2. GSES Generalized Self-Efficacy Scale, SCQ Sense of Coherence Questionnaire, SSQ Social Support Questionnaire, β standardized regression coefficient, t Student’s t test to determine the significance of a standardized regression coefficient; R2 = size of the explained variance of the dependent variable (explained) including the correction for the number of subjects and the number of predictors introduced into the regression equation; F = fit of the regression model
  3. * p < 0.05. ** p < 0.01. *** p < 0.001