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Table 3 Comparison of affiliate stigma and associative stigma, burden scale, and sensitivity, between father caregivers and mother caregivers of both disorders

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

Variables Father caregivers Mother caregivers T p value
Mean ± SD Mean ± SD
Affiliate stigma 40 ±9.22 45.66 ± 10.50 2.42 .018
Associative stigma 12.86±8.177 16.40±6.43 2.05 .044
Burden scale 34.13±16.43 41.40±12.63 2.032 .047
Sensitivity 1.04±.64 1.42±.71 2.31 .024
Quality of life 64.466±13.20 64.80±15.44 .099 .922
Depression 1.382±.683 1.48±719 .592 .937
Anxiety 1.063±.621 1.150±.658 .563 .735
  1. T T-test