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Table 3 Structural model of latent constructs

From: A structural equation model of factors associated with HIV risk behaviors and mental health among men who have sex with men in Malawi

Constructs Standardized Estimate SE (P-Value) 95% CI
Condom Usage and Communication ON
 Age −0.14* 0.057(0.01) (−0.025, −0.027)
 Sexual Behavior Stigma −0. 086 0.065(0.18) (− 0.021, 0.041)
Sexual Risk Behavior ON
 Age −0.13* 0.062(0.04) (−0.25, − 0.005)
 Marital Status −0.019 0.064(0.77) (−0.14, 0.11)
 Sexual Behavior Stigma 0.14* 0.067(0.03) (0.008, 0.27)
 Social support 0.034 0.06(0.62) (−0.10, 0.17)
Depression Symptomatology ON
 Sexual Behavior Stigma 0.62* 0.07(0.00) (0.47, 0.76)
 Social Support 0.034 0.07(0.63) (−0.10, 0.17)
 Participating Social Activities −0.17* 0.07(0.01) (0.31, −0.03)
  1. * indicates results are statistically significant (p < 0.05)