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Table 6 ANCOVA analysis investigating the impact of different variables on mental health outcomes

From: Mental health of victims of sexual violence in eastern Congo: associations with daily stressors, stigma, and labeling

  Avoidance Intrusion Hyper-arousal Depression Anxiety
(Intercept) 1.76** 1.79** 1.86** 1.61** 1.89**
Age .01 .00 .00 .01 -.01
Socio-economic status -.03 -.03 -.04 -.02 -.01
Parental availability -.03 -.02 -.05 -.05 -.04*
Type of sexual violence (−.04)(−.03) (−.02)(−.10) (−.04)(−.10) (.01)(−.04) (.02)(−.06)
F(2,1228) = 3.06 F(2,1260) = 6.00* F(2,1257) = 9.15** F(2,1248) = 2.35 F(2,1251) = 2.76
Traumatic exposure .07** .09** .09** .03** .03**
Daily stressors .04** .04** .05** .01** .02**
Stigmatization .01 .02* .03** .02** .01**
Type of sexual violence * traumatic exposure (.01)(−.02) (.00)(−.03) (.01)(−.01) (.00)(.00) (.00)(.00)
F(2,1228) = 0.86 F(2,1260) = 3.37 F(2, 1257) = 0.63 F(2, 1248) = 0.07 F(2, 1251) = 0.16
Type of sexual violence * daily stressors (.01)(−.02) (.01)(−.02) (.01)(−.02) (.01)(−.02) (.00)(−.02)
F(2,1228) = 1.94 F(2,1228) = 1.88 F(2, 1257) = 1.21 F(2, 1248) = 4.98* F(2, 1251) = 4.82*
Type of sexual violence * stigmatization (.02)(−.02) (.00)(−.04) (−.01)(−.01) (.01)(−.00) (.01)(−.01)
F(2,1228) = 1.94 F(2,1260) = 8.87** F(2, 1257) = 1.46 F(2, 1248) = 1.28 F(2, 1251) = 4.22
Explained variance without impact of type of sexual violence (r2) 17.7% 20.7% 27.3% 21.3% 14.2%
Overall explained variance (r2) 19.9% 27.9% 30.2% 24.0% 18.0%
  1. For dichotomous variables: β; Estimated Regression Coefficients, SE: Standard error; For non-dichotomous variables: (β1)(β2) for effect-coded variables for factor sexual violence and F(df1, df2); *p < .01, **p < .001.