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Table 2 Comparison of affiliate stigma and associative stigma, burden scale, and anxiety, sensitivity, and quality of life between caregivers of autism and caregivers of ADHD

From: Comparison of caregivers’ characteristics, stigma, and disease burden of children with autism spectrum disorder and attention-deficit disorder in Egypt

Variables Caregivers of autism (N = 38) Caregivers of ADHD (N = 34) T p value
Mean ± SD Mean ± SD
Affiliate stigma 45.86±11.45 40.44± 8.12 2.33 .022
Associative stigma 18.0789±8.07 11.41±4.39 4.40 .000
Burden scale 42.10±11.62 34.20 ±16.68 2.30 .009
Depression 1.60±.80 1.25±.51 2.217 .030
Anxiety 1.28±.72 .92±.47 2.569 .013
Sensitivity 1.50±.79 1.01±.48 3.163 .002
Quality of life 59.84±14.08 70.05±13.04 3.181 .002
  1. ADHD attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder